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Voting & Elections 05.10.2017

Days of "Action" on Fair Voter Maps and Ending Partisan Gerrymandering in Wisconsin!

Common Cause in Wisconsin (CC/WI) is joining many other organizations in Wisconsin in urging our members and supporters to take action the rest of this week – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 3rd, 4th & 5th to elevate and advance fair voter maps and an end to partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin.

Gerrymandering: Unconstitutional and Unaffordable

“Gerrymander” is defined as: “To divide (an area) into political units to give special advantage to one group.”

Voting & Elections 03.2.2017

WISCONSIN Gerrymandered Legislative District Maps Lawsuit to be Considered by U.S. Supreme Court

Last Friday, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel (R) appealed the November Federal three-judge Court panel ruling that the 2011 GOP gerrymander of WI's state legislative districts was unconstitutional.

Money & Influence 02.24.2017

Activists, constituents hold 'empty chair town hall' for Sen. Ron Johnson

Roughly 500 constituents gathered at what was termed an “empty chair town hall” for Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., at the First Congregational Church in Madison Wednesday night.

Op-Ed: Stakes are huge as court orders end to gerrymandering

An unprecedented and decisive federal court order on Jan. 27 directed the Wisconsin Legislature to redraw and pass into law new state Assembly district boundary maps (which also determine state Senate district boundaries) before Nov. 1, 2017.

WISCONSIN: Taxpayers to be Fleeced by GOP Legislative Leaders for Defense of Rigged Voter Maps

Wisconsin GOP legislative leaders secretly sign contracts with two law firms to use taxpayer money to pay for defense of unconstitutional rigged voter maps.

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