Wisconsin Public Radio: Redistricting activists speak out against GOP plan to redraw Wisconsin’s political maps
Wisconsin Public Radio: Redistricting activists speak out against GOP plan to redraw Wisconsin's political maps
Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause Wisconsin, argued the redistricting proposal lacked transparency and safeguards against a majority party power grab.
“Broad bipartisan support and consensus must be attained for any nonpartisan redistricting plan to work (so) that it can be assured that it will have the trust and confidence of Wisconsin voters,” he said. “Please pardon the voters of Wisconsin if they don’t believe that, after 12 years of attacking, resisting and blocking any attempt or discussion of redistricting reform in the state Capitol, that Assembly Republicans have all of a sudden seen the light.”
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