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Interactive: See both redistribution proposals down to the neighborhood level

Ford said, “We wanted to make changes where we saw fit to improve opportunities for the people of the state of Wisconsin, and so despite some temporary suffrage, we want to fight against permanent suffrage for those individuals. “

An analysis by the national educational group Princeton Gerrymandering Project found that maps proposed by both the commission and Republicans would retain the same number of majority-minority districts — one congressional district, three in the Senate and nine in the legislature — as the current boundaries.

The office of Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, did not respond to a request for comment on Tuesday. Vos and LeMahieu were the only two to speak in favor of the maps drawn up by the GOP during a nearly 10-hour meeting last week.

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The Princeton Gerrymandering Project gave the Republican proposal for maps of the Assembly, Senate, and Congress an F grade for partisan fairness, noting that all three provide a “significant Republican advantage” while the Congressional proposal also benefits.

The project gave the commission’s three maps an A for partisan fairness. It also gave Senate and Assembly maps from both the Commission for Competition and Republicans, noting that the maps are “equally competitive relative to other maps that could have been drawn.” The Congressional map drawn up by the GOP for competition received an F, while the commission’s proposal received a C.


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