Rep. Mark Spreitzer statement on redistricting trial
“To create and protect their own political advantage, Republicans drew some of the most gerrymandered legislative maps in the entire country.”
MADISON- This week, a federal trial is taking place to determine the legality of the legislative district maps drawn by Wisconsin Republicans in 2011 that have been deemed “the worst gerrymander in modern American history.” Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) made the following statement about the trial:
“To create and protect their own political advantage, Republicans drew some of the most gerrymandered legislative maps in the entire country. By ‘cracking and packing’ certain groups into different districts, Republicans purposefully diluted the voices of Wisconsin voters. Wisconsin needs to adopt nonpartisan legislative redistricting, so we can be sure that voters choose their elected officials, rather than elected officials choosing their voters.”
Press Releases by Mark Spreitzer
“We are a month away from a major election, and there is mounting evidence that voting and voter registration has become chaotic and complicated by design.”
"Governor Walker should immediately retract his comments."
The documents suggest that Governor Walker collaborated and traded favors with lobbyists, third-party shadow groups, and even Donald Trump.
“While I’m thankful for this decision, I hope we can codify this decision by passing the MFEA, and bring permanent certainty to Wisconsin families.”
Rep. Mark Spreitzer released the following statement upon the Public Service Commission’s approval of Alliant Energy’s Riverside Energy Center expansion project near Beloit:
The committee will allow only invited guests to speak.