U.S. Supreme Court sends Wisconsin redistricting case back to district court

Photo by Saiyna Bashir, The Capital Times
Photo by Saiyna Bashir, The Capital Times

Dems are continuing to call for nonpartisan redistricting legislation following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to send back a challenge to the state's Republican-drawn maps to federal district court.
Meanwhile, Republicans celebrated the unanimous opinion to return the case to a lower court -- a decision that leaves the maps intact ahead of the November elections.
The 41-page decision, which rules the Democratic plaintiffs in the case lack standing while failing to address the broader issue of partisan gerrymandering, comes yesterday after the court heard oral arguments in the case last Oct...

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