Redistricting Coverage in the Media

Wisconsin Media Coverage

March 2017

Lincoln Co. Board To Consider New Redistricting Map Resolution - WXPR 91.7, March 17, 2017

It's no excuse to say both parties gerrymander - Nancy Kaplan, The Cap Times, March 8, 2017

Tell legislators to redraw boundaries - Julie Leser, Green Bay Press-Gazette, March 8, 2017

Your Views: Some votes shouldn’t count more than others - Janesville Gazette, March 9, 2017

Lead Plaintiff: Wisconsin Redistricting Lawsuit has National Implications - WXPR 91.7, March 6, 2017

Listen to citizens on redistricting - Molly Meyers, Green Bay Press-Gazette, February 27, 2017

February 2017


Gerrymandering isn't democratic - Janice Antoniewicz-Werner - Wisconsin State Journal, February 26, 2017

Democrats can appeal to voters statewide -- Jim Bach -, February 22, 2017

Gerrymandering Hurts StateLake Geneva Regional News - February 22. 2017

Blank check is irresponsible in redistricting - Portage Daily Register, February 21, 2017

Wisconsin taxpayers, on hook for $2 million in redistricting lawsuit vs. Democrats, will pay more - WIZM News Talk, February 15

Lot of skepticism in Wisconsin Republicans redrawing voting district lines - WIZM News Talk, February 15

Julie Crego: Call out GOP for wasting tax dollars - CapTimes, February 13, 2017

Senator Harsdorf, Representative Jarchow, can we see some leadership this time? - The Sun, February 10, 2017

Redistricting court decision could be good for Wisconsin - The Herald-Independent, February 10, 2017

Republicans give firms blank check to defend redistricting maps - Isthmus, February 8, 2017

Jeff Wright: Why we need competitive legislative districts - CapTimes, February 7, 2017

Defending maps isn't fiscal responsibility - Dan Then - Wisconsin State Journal, February 7, 2017


Jay Heck: Stakes are huge as court orders end to gerrymandering - CapTimes, February 4, 2017

Reject partisanship, redraw voting maps - Andrea Kaminski of the League of Women Voter Wisconsin, February 3, 2017

Wisconsin redistricting: LWV lunch topic - Oshkosh Northwestern, February 3, 2017

Lawmakers to vote on hiring lawyers for redistricting battle Beloit Daily News, February 2, 2017 

GOP lawmakers to write blank check to hire lawyers - Journal Sentinel, February 2, 2017

Editorial: Turn back secretive GOP power play - Journal sentinel, February 2, 2017

WI GOP to hire two private firms to fight federal redistricting order - LaCrosse, February 2, 2017

Editorial: new legislative district lines needed to give Wisconsin voters a choice - The Cap Times, February 1, 2017

Wisconsin GOP to hire law firms to defend redistrictingMilwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 1, 2017

January 2017 and earlier

Starting a campaign for redistricting reform - USC News, February 14, 2017

Ending partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin and creating fair voting maps - Wisconsin Gazette, January 31, 2017

Federal judges order republicans to draw a new Legislative map - Shepherd Express, January 30, 2017 

Gerrymandering goes to court The Progressive, January 30, 2017

Editorial: Stop wasting tax dollars drawing and defending gerrymandered voting districts Wisconsin State Journal, January 29, 2017

More evidence of a skewed GOP map in Wisconsin - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 28, 2017

Judges to state: Redraw legislative districts before 2018 election - Wisconsin State Journal, January 28, 2017

Court to Wisconsin Republicans: Redraw election maps - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 27, 2017

Federal court orders Wisconsin Legislature to redraw district lines Wisconsin Public Radio, January 27, 2017

Federal court says election map unconstitutional - WISN 12, January 27, 2017

Slaying the Gerrymander: The Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau maps nonpartisan redistricting - Isthmus, February 6, 2014. This one is several years old but worth looking at because it includes graphic explanations of how the map was rigged to protect the GOP. 


National Media Coverage

Nonpartisan Redistricting committee is needed - Citizens Voice (PA), March 18, 2017.

Why Politics is Failing in America - Fortune, March 9, 2017 

Why Do We Allow Gerrymandering? - Huffington Post, March 9, 2017

Supreme Court Puts Gerrymandering on Notice - Newsweek, March 2, 2017

Computers Have Revolutionized Gerrymandering. The Supreme Court Should Take Notice. - Kevin Drum, Mother Jones, February 26, 2017

Reader Viewpoint: Redistricting a critical needThe Herald Bulletin [Indiana], February 22, 2017

Lawmakers begin to redraw gerrymandered districts, The Gadsden Times [Alabama], February 22, 2017

Meet the Math Professor Who's Fighting Gerrymandering with GeometryChronicle of Higher Education, February 22, 2017

Gerrymandering is the biggest obstacle to genuine democracy in the U.S., so why is no one protesting? - Dallas Morning News [Texas], February 21, 2017

Alabama lawmakers begin plan to redraw racially gerrymandered districts - [Alabama], February 21, 2017

Millon: Is Virginia a democracy? - The Roanoke Times [Virginia], February 21, 2017

Letter: Time to embrace the popular vote - Magic Valley [Idaho], February 21, 2017

Here's a way to smarter Congressional redistricting: Franklin L. Kury - Penn Live, February 21, 2017

Tenn. Rep. Jim Cooper taking another stab at redistricting bill - WMOT Roots Radio, February 20, 2017

Letter: Statehouse ignores better redistricting - Lafayette Journal & Courier, February 20, 2017

Proposed council districts put Redlands politicians before voters - Redlands Daily Facts, February 20, 2017

Redistricting Forum Draws Nearly 600 in East Lansing - WKAR Public Media from Michigan State University, February 19, 2017

Indiana needs redistricting reform now - Susan Duncan, Hammond [Indiana] in Feb 19, 2017

Gerrymandering alive and well in Virginia - Suffolk News-Herald, February 18, 2017

Editorial: The House GOP's despicable defense of gerrymanderingRichmond Times-Dispatch, February 18, 2017

Brian Klass: The biggest threat to American democracy is gerrymandering, so why isn't anyone protesting?Tulsa World, February 19, 2017

Landmark WI Redistricting Ruling Could Resonate Nationally - The Uptake, February 13, 2017

Gerrymandering is the biggest obstacle to genuine democracy in the United States. So why is no one protesting? - Washington Post, February 10, 2017

We have a standard for judging partisan gerrymandering. The Supreme Court should use it. - Washington Post, February 3, 2017

Republican redistricting is taking a beating in the courts, right now - Washington Post, January 28, 2017

Court to Wisconsin GOP: Redraw election maps - USA Today, January 27, 2017

The Real Challenge to Democracy Isn't Fake News, It's Gerrymandering - Moyers & Company, January 17, 2017

Death to the Gerrymander - Slate, January 9, 2017



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