March 3, 2022, the Wisconsin Supreme Court judged in case pitting the legislature and Governor Tony Evers over which redistricting maps should prevail. The judgement was in favor of the governor and, therefore, a big win for voting rights in the state. This article by Annabelle Harless is published by Campaign Legal Center. Here is an excerpt:
On March 3, 2022, following an impasse between the Wisconsin legislature and Gov. Tony Evers on new election maps, the Wisconsin Supreme Court selected the maps proposed by Gov. Evers. Within the constraints set by the Wisconsin Supreme Court for new maps, this is a win for voters in Wisconsin.
Gov. Evers’ maps respect state and federal redistricting requirements and provide a better opportunity for Black voters in the Milwaukee area to participate in state legislative elections than did proposals from the state legislature.
The Wisconsin state legislative maps drawn in 2011 were among the most gerrymandered in the country. In 2016, CLC challenged the maps on the grounds they were an extreme partisan gerrymander and brought the case to the Supreme Court.
Read the full article here.