State Sen. Lena Taylor
Press Release

Sen. Taylor statement on federal court ruling against Republican gerrymandering

“Republicans got away with rigging three elections under illegal redistricting.”

By - Nov 21st, 2016 05:15 pm

(MADISON) – Today, Senator Lena C. Taylor (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement after a Federal Appeals Court shot down Republican redistricting as an “unconstitutional gerrymander:”

“Republicans got away with rigging three elections under illegal redistricting. Nearly every election law change Republicans enacted was geared towards keeping their party in power, including redistricting. I am grateful today for the court doing its duty to check and balance our other two branches of government after their extremist unconstitutional and irresponsible gerrymander. Every voter deserves to have their voice heard.”

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