News

Wisconsin Court rejects Evers’ maps in 4-3 split

Experts, legislative members debate whether maps are in violation of Voting Rights Act

State of Wisconsin

Republican-drawn maps force Assembly candidate Syed Abbas to switch districts

Abbas will run in 46th district instead of original candidacy for 37th

News

Evers approves new Wisconsin redistricting map

First map supported by both governor, Supreme Court

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Wisconsin’s redistricting process needs to change

As new maps are drawn after 2020 U.S. Census, Wisconsin needs new processes to prevent gerrymandering

Column

Redistricting efforts that divide up UW voters should be questioned

Several proposals that would have split up the student district, though unsuccessful, could have threatened power of student voting

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

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
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

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