Wisconsin Fair Elections Project
Press Release

Statement on Governor Evers’ announcement he will include nonpartisan redistricting reform in his proposed budget

"This decision gives us a chance to have representative democracy again in Wisconsin."

By - Feb 26th, 2019 01:54 pm

MILWUAKEE – “We applaud Governor Evers for his leadership as we try to end the map-rigging that has corrupted Wisconsin politics,” said Sachin Chheda, Chair of the WI Fair Maps Coalition. “This decision gives us a chance to have representative democracy again in Wisconsin.

“Governor Evers has heeded our call for moving nonpartisan redistricting reform forward, and now the Legislature must follow suit,” continued Chheda. “If they aren’t afraid of the voters, they won’t need to keep rigging the maps.”

Sachin Chheda, director of the Fair Elections Project, which organized and launched the Whitford case, will be available for interviews today.

More information about the lawsuit and campaign can be found at the Fair Elections Project website at fairelectionsproject.org, at Facebook.com/wifairelections, and on Twitter at @WIFairElections and @FairElections.

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