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’s 10 Electoral Votes Officially Go To Trump

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (12/19/2016) – Wisconsin’s 10 Electoral Votes have all gone to Donald Trump as Electoral College electors in states throughout the United States cast votes today that reflect the Electoral results of the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. Even though there were attempts by disgruntled citizens to convince the Electoral College voters to vote for someone other than Republican candidate Donald Trump, Trump is expected to remain President-Elect until the swearing in ceremony, January 20, 2017. Following the conclusion of today’s meeting of the electors, Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney released the following statement: “Today, Donald Trump received […]

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President-Elect Donald Trump Wins Electoral Victory

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (November 9, 2016) – Democrat Hillary Clinton, picture-left, was defeated by Republican Donald Trump, picture-right, in the Electoral system that elects presidents in the United States of America, following Popular Voting on Ballots by country residents. 270 Electoral Votes are needed to win. Unofficial, current, updated results indicate President-Elect Trump received 289 electoral votes to Clinton’s 228, according to the CBS tally. Figures indicate Hillary Clinton may have received more total Popular Votes than Trump (Hillary 60,231,953 or 47.6% – Trump 59,893,663 or 47.4%), but the Electoral process is the final decider in the presidential election process set in […]

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Paul Ryan Says GOP Better Way Will Be All Better

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (06/26/2016) – House of Representative Republicans Friday, June 24, 2016, launched the sixth and final plank of their BetterWay agenda. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) suggests the sixth plank is fair, simple, pro-growth tax reform. Joined by Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and other committee members, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said it’s a tax code that works for taxpayers, not the tax collectors.

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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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