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Wisconsin Supreme Court orders new legislative maps in redistricting case brought by Democrats

Posted on AllSides December 22nd, 2023
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Ruthie Hauge / The Capital Times via AP, Pool, file

The liberal-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Republican-drawn legislative maps on Friday and ordered that new district boundary lines be drawn as Democrats had urged in a redistricting case they hope will weaken GOP majorities.

The ruling comes less than a year before the 2024 election in a battleground state where four of the six past presidential elections have been decided by fewer than 23,000 votes, and Republicans have built large majorities in the Legislature under maps they drew over a decade ago.

The court ruled 4-3 in favor of Democrats...

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