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Regular meeting: The Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case (Gill v. Whitford): How it began, developed, and its current status - William Whitford
Madison Club -
5 East Wilson Street
Madison, WI, 53703
March 5, 2018 -
11:30 to 13:00
Bill Whitford, a UW Law professor emeritus, is lead plaintiff in Whitford v. Gill, formerly Whitford v. Nichol. His group accuses state GOP leaders of using a political tactic known as gerrymandering when they redrew district lines in 2011. Incumbents carved up state legislative districts unfairly to stack the deck against Democratic candidates in coming elections, the suit claims. This case places the state of Wiscinsin squarely in the public eye is fast coming to a head and will potentially change the landscape of redistricting in the United States.