Wisconsin Republicans Fight Gerrymandering Decision

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (02/26/2017) – Republicans are actively appealing the recent federal court ruling that found them engaging in unconstitutional gerrymandering when they redrew boundaries that affect voting districts. A State Senator claims GOP leaders have decided to roll the dice by using another $175,000 of taxpayers money to continue what has been a losing battle to defend themselves against a federal court decision that found the Republicans rigged Wisconsin elections when they drew the current lines. “With today’s decision by state Republicans to appeal the federal court ruling that found them to have engaged in unconstitutional gerrymandering, justice for Wisconsin’s voters […]

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District Court Says Fix Wisconsin District Boundaries

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/27/2017) – A three judge federal district court ruling requires the State of Wisconsin to redraw legislative district boundaries. The existing boundaries were created by a Republican controlled legislature. Democrats complained that the boundaries of the districts favored the election of majority party candidates as a result. Today’s ruling based on the federal district court proceedings attempts to remedy what is perceived as unfair voter makeup resulting from the current borders, otherwise known as gerrymandering. “Today’s decision by the federal court is in keeping with what those of us who brought this case forward knew all along, Wisconsin’s legislative […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Prosser Retires

WISCONSINREPORT.COM [WiscReport.com] (05/02/2016) – Justice David T. Prosser, Jr. will retire from the Wisconsin Supreme Court on July 31, after nearly18 years on the Court and four decades in public service to the state. Prosser was elected to his current term on the Supreme Court in 2011. His current ten year term was scheduled to end July 31, 2021

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Sanders, Cruz, and Bradley Win In Wisconsin

WISCONSINREPORT.COM [WiscReport.com] (04/05/2016) – Early after Wisconsin polling places closed for the night, all major cable news channels declared Democratic Presidential Primary candidate Bernie Sanders and Republican Presidential Primary candidate Ted Cruz winners over their respective primary candidates. In the state-wide race, Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley retains her Gov. Walker appointed seat on the bench.

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April 5 May Be First Real Test Of Voter Photo ID Law

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (02-24-2016) – The upcoming Spring Election and Wisconsin Presidential Primary, April 5, 2016, may be the first real test of the Wisconsin Voter I.D. law since it went into effect. How will the new Voter Photo Identification law in Wisconsin affect the turnout for the important elections coming up? Will the numbers of people voting under the relatively new photo i.d. voter system affect the Wisconsin Presidential Primary outcome in detrimental ways? When the United States Supreme Court on March 23rd, 2015 denied hearing the court case challenging the law passed by a Republican controlled Wisconsin legislature, that inactivity, […]

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