Newsmakers: Legislative Redistricting in the Courts
On January 17, 2022, Newsmakers host Lisa Pugh talked redistricting with UW-Madison political scientist Barry C. Burden to shed light on what we might expect to hear as Wisconsin’s Supreme Court takes up the legislative redistricting case Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission, including any potential surprises.
What’s at stake?
- Maps that potentially lock in a 2/3 super majority for Republicans or create more competitive seats for Democrats
- It’s a case unique in the history of the court and one that may ultimately define the future of Wisconsin politics through 2032