Wisconsin Picks New Legislative Maps That Would End Years of GOP Gerrymandering (ProPublica)

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    Wisconsin Picks New Legislative Maps That Would End Years of GOP Gerrymandering – By Megan O’Matz (ProPublica) / Feb 16, 2024

    Under legal pressure to address Wisconsin’s “Swiss cheese” and oddly shaped districts, the Legislature approved redrawn maps that promise to create a new dynamic in a state known for its pivotal role in national politics.

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    Wisconsin’s dinosaur-shaped legislative district could soon be history.

    The curiously drawn district and other oddities associated with the state’s extreme gerrymandering would be erased in new voting maps passed this week by the Wisconsin Legislature.

    A state Supreme Court decision finally forced Wisconsin Republicans to cede an advantage they enjoyed for more than a decade with maps that made the state one of the nation’s foremost examples of gerrymandering.

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