State of Wisconsin

Non-partisan redistricting commission used to address gerrymandering

Gerrymandering can result in one political party winning an election, even if the other party got the majority of the vote

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State of Wisconsin

Madison’s shift toward more liberal legislature influenced by past GOP majorities

Republicans still have majority in state legislature, though Democrats have gained seats

State of Wisconsin

Gerrymandered districts helped GOP stay in power in state legislature, new analysis shows

Current districts drawn in 2011 have kept Wisconsin GOP in control for last ten years, UW Political Science Professor says

Column

Wisconsin voter ID laws unfairly target out-of-state students, requirements must change

Common Cause lawsuit goes after unabashedly partisan voter laws that benefit Republicans

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board: Spring 2020’s biggest stories

From campus issues to coronavirus, Editorial Board recaps spring 2020 semester in all its glory

Fall 2019
Column

New nonpartisan district map will ensure fairer future elections in Wisconsin

Gov. Evers' efforts to establish nonpartisan committee will address past effect of gerrymandering in Wisconsin, better public representation

State of Wisconsin

Evers follows through on vow, signs executive order for nonpartisan redistricting commission

'People should be able to choose their elected officials, not the other way around,' Evers said

Column

College students should worry most about gerrymandering — here’s why

As the college student vote trends further left, this demographic is at risk of being a target for gerrymandering

Editorial

Editorial Board: When democratic corrosion requires popular action

Following Supreme Court decision to back partisan gerrymandering, civic engagement is important now, more than ever

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin gerrymandering case thrown out by judges following Supreme Court ruling

Whether Wisconsin taxpayers will pay legal fees will be decided later

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