Contact: Speaker Robin Vos,(608) 266-3387

Madison…Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) released the following statement regarding the Assembly Organization Committee’s 5-3 vote to retain outside counsel in the case of Whitford v. Gill that will be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

“On behalf of the Legislature, we are exercising the right to retain counsel to defend a law that was constitutional when adopted and meets every traditional principle of redistricting. We must ensure that every essential argument is heard before the court to make clear that Wisconsin has legislative maps that are constitutional.”

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