“Democrats’ short-lived 2012 recall victory led to key evidence in partisan gerrymandering case”

Madison.com: By most accounts, the 2011 and 2012 gubernatorial and Senate recall elections were a complete disaster for Wisconsin Democrats. Gov. Scott Walker’s historic victory boosted his fundraising and re-election prospects. The recall petition became a litmus test for party … Continue reading

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Today’s Must-Read: Reihan Salam and Rob Richie on How to Make Congress More Bipartisan Through Ranked Choice Voting

Great NYT oped: Next term the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to Wisconsin’s election maps that could lead to a precedent-setting ruling against partisan gerrymandering — the problematic process whereby incumbents draw legislative boundaries to help their fellow partisans. But … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Could Agree to Hear WI Partisan Gerrymandering, Voting Rights Cases as Early as Monday

John Elwood for SCOTUSBlog’s “Relist Watch:” his week we have five new relists, taxing even my prodigious ability to string transitions between questions presented. For people who have been watching the recent North Carolina election cases like Harris v. Cooper, … Continue reading

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