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The Supreme Court's concerns don't apply to Wisconsin's redistricting bill

The Supreme Court's concerns don't apply to Wisconsin's redistricting bill

The nation’s high court sounded skeptical this week about the constitutionality of Arizona’s independent redistricting commission.

March 06, 2015 5:30 am Photos

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Interactive: Understanding congressional redistricting

Interactive: Understanding congressional redistricting

See the effect political redistricting can has on congressional elections.

March 02, 2015 2:00 pm(0)
Our Democracy 2020 launches to promote government, election reform in Wisconsin

Our Democracy 2020 launches to promote government, election reform in Wisconsin

A group of pro-democracy and good government organizations has formed a coalition aimed at establishing government and election reforms by the year 2020.

January 29, 2015 7:30 am
Chris Rickert: Rigid politics don't have to be the only thing Mark Pocan and Glenn Grothman share

Chris Rickert: Rigid politics don't have to be the only thing Mark Pocan and Glenn Grothman share

Grothman clearly hasn't spent enough time on Madison's East side if he thinks Obama qualifies as a liberal extremist.

January 04, 2015 5:40 am Photos

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Congressional cakewalks cheat voters

Congressional cakewalks cheat voters

Two of Iowa’s four congressional districts were competitive in last week’s election.

November 09, 2014 5:45 am Photos

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Scott Walker, Mary Burke sharply differ on key issues during editorial board meetings

Mary Burke offers pointed criticism of Scott Walker during her editorial board visit; the governor defends record.

October 15, 2014 10:00 am(1)
Plain Talk: Why do citizens vote against their own best interests?

Plain Talk: Why do citizens vote against their own best interests?

Voters like Obamacare and want redistricting, but many will vote Republican anyway. How come?

September 26, 2014 6:45 am Photos

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Bill Lueders: Wisconsin Public Television spotlights redistricting success story

Bill Lueders: Wisconsin Public Television spotlights redistricting success story

New computerized mapping technologies have allowed politicians to pick their voters with astonishing precision.

September 10, 2014 9:00 am(10)

Create computer program for fair redistricting -- Bill Jordan III

I was delighted to see Sunday's editorial, "Dane County closer to fair voting lines," urging a new, politically neutral protocol for redistricting.

August 19, 2014 6:00 pm(1)

Dane County closer to adopting fair maps

Wisconsin never got a public hearing on nonpartisan redistricting.

August 17, 2014 9:00 am(2)
Push candidates to take redistricting pledge

Push candidates to take redistricting pledge

It's pathetic that not one Republican running for the Legislature will back nonpartisan redistricting.

August 02, 2014 10:30 am(6)

Redistricting makes a mockery of elections -- Ed Garvoille

The State Journal's interviews Aug. 12 with primary candidates included a map of the districts these candidates seek to represent. I notice these district boundaries are more crooked than a barrel of fishhooks. Also they are usually safe Republican or Democratic districts.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am(0)

American democracy is on life support -- Bill Dagnon

Our democracy is on life support. When the highest court in the land rules that money and corporations have the same rights as human beings, government by, for and of the people is in danger.

July 01, 2014 12:00 am(6)

Support candidates who want nonpartisan redistricting -- Robert Munson

With the state elections coming up, whether you prefer Republicans, Democrats, independents or others, please vote for candidates willing to discuss and support nonpartisan redistricting.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am(2)

Republicans are just using the Democrats' playbook -- Tom Moe

In Wisconsin, responsibility for redrawing legislative and congressional district lines rests with the Legislature. This is done every 10 years based upon the results of the federal census.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am(0)
Rigged maps mean less choice for voters

Rigged maps mean less choice for voters

Nearly half of all voters this fall will have little choice in who represents them in the Wisconsin Legislature.

June 22, 2014 9:30 am(24)

Sen. Tim Cullen: Uncontested races symptom of our flawed redistricting process

If your legislator refuses to support a level playing field through redistricting reform, vote them out of office this fall.

June 20, 2014 4:30 am(4)

Dane County Democrats hypocritical on redistricting -- Ben Emmel

Dane County Democrats are celebrating the successful referendum on nonpartisan redistricting.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am(1)
Chris Rickert: Dane County liberals practice sore-winner gerrymandering

Chris Rickert: Dane County liberals practice sore-winner gerrymandering

Dane County liberals gerrymandered even though they knew that the county's political makeup pretty much assured them a majority on the board.

April 05, 2014 12:30 pm(61)
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