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David Michael Miller

Republicans in the state Senate have so completely rigged the system through gerrymandering and voter suppression that they believe they don’t have to act even on popular proposals or bother to tell the public why. It could be their downfall. Read more

Opinion

Because of the Supreme Court’s recent decision on partisan gerrymandering, the issue is dead in our federal courts. But it can still be adjudicated in state courts. Read more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

The governor passed on a huge opportunity. Wisconsin’s chance to get fair legislative maps is now more than a decade away. Read more

Citizen Dave 5 Comments

Democrats ousted Gov. Scott Walker and won five statewide offices on Nov. 6. But Assembly Speaker Robin Vos insists Republicans have the mandate to govern. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Gerrymandered maps passed by Republicans ensure GOP domination of the state Legislature. An Evers win could change that in the near future. Read more

Opinion 2 Comments

The Supreme Court has decided to hear Wisconsin’s redistricting case, which argues that the Republicans disenfranchised voters with partisan gerrymandering. Prospects for state Democrats hang in the balance. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments

Sure, the Republicans redrew Wisconsin’s electoral districts in a way that ensures GOP dominance. But Democrats need to stop whining about it and figure out ways to win. Read more

Citizen Dave 4 Comments

Russ Feingold and Hillary Clinton won, right? Undeterred by his misfires for 2016, Dave Cieslewicz confidently forecasts the big news of 2017. Read more

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David Michael Miller

There is a growing liberal consensus on issues of immigration, reproductive rights, climate change and gun safety. But the positions taken by our elected officials depart radically from the consensus. Read more

Citizen Dave

Wisconsin progressives see little hope of winning back the state Legislature before 2022, the next round of redistricting. But there is cause for some optimism. Read more

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David Michael Miller

The federal trial before Judge James Peterson exposed, once again, the truth behind the election changes forged by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-led Legislature: They were designed to reduce minority access to the polls. Read more

Opinion

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David Michael Miller

Bill Lueders talks about redistricting reform with Dylan Brogan on Isthmus on WORT. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Every 10 years, Wisconsin’s majority party redraws legislative districts to its advantage. Some are pushing to reform the process and are calling on a GOP-controlled committee to give their bill a hearing. Read more

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A new study finds that Wisconsin’s gerrymandering is “virtually without historical precedent.” Columnist Bruce Murphy says it “calls out for legal redress.” Read more

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John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal

Few legislative causes have drawn as much interest and as little traction as redistricting -- the drawing of new voter boundaries after each 10-year census. Read more

News

Winning the governorship plus majorities in both houses in 2010, Republicans seized the golden opportunity to dominate the decennial process of redistricting the state as never before. Read more

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Despite a court order, the law firm Michael Best & Friedrich deleted thousands of files related to WI's redistricting. How could this have happened? Read more

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Carolyn Fath

"The outcome of this year's U.S. House as well as state Senate and state Assembly elections testify to the power of redistricting," Mike McCabe, the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, a nonpartisan elections watchdog, said. Read more

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Last year's Republican-controlled redistricting in Wisconsin has clearly wreaked a bit of havoc in Dane County. The shifting of districts is pitting veteran Democrats and old friends against each other. Read more

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As expected, Wisconsin's Republican legislators released a redistricting plan Friday, side-stepping the traditional process already underway. The move comes ahead of this month's recall elections, which could break the GOP's majority control of the L Read more

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