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REDISTRICTING RECAP: More Republican gerrymandering for now. But hope remains for pro-democracy proponents, Democrats

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectApril 29, 2022 While Wisconsin Supreme Court gave Republicans major wins, the 2023 election could reverse them. On the left, the congressional districts from the 2010s, and on the right, the new districts for the next decade. In the recent round of redistricting, Wisconsin’s congressional districts changed only slightly […]

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UPDATED: Racine to Host Rally to End Gerrymandering in WI Jan. 21

The following article has been updated to include event-specific information. Fair Courts End Gerrymandering Racine Rally Information Beginning at noon on Friday, Nikki Fisher, on behalf of the SE Region Fair Maps Coalition, will welcome attendees, followed by the following speakers: Dwight Mosby, president of the Racine branch of the NAACPTom Rutkowski, environmental activist, member […]

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Republicans Keep Grip on Legislature Despite Democratic Spending Spree

Peter Cameron, The Badger Project Wisconsin Democrats were flush with cash in the 2020 election cycle. Billionaire liberals like Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and other super-rich donors used a loophole in Wisconsin campaign finance law to dump money into the coffers of the Democratic Party, which routed a considerable chunk of contributions to state legislative […]

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