|MADISON – The People’s Maps Commission will hold a virtual public hearing tonight from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. to seek public input on the upcoming redistricting of legislative maps from constituents of Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District. Although the hearing will focus on the 7th Congressional District, all Wisconsin residents are encouraged to watch and participate.
Katie Fahey and Michael Li will provide expert testimony to the Commission during the online virtual public hearing.
Fahey is the founder and executive director of The People, an organization that aims to support Americans in finding common ground and empower individuals to get involved in the political process. Li serves as senior counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, where his work focuses on redistricting, voting rights, and elections. More information about the expert speakers is available HERE.
Following the expert testimony, Wisconsin residents have the opportunity to provide public comment to commission members regarding how they have been impacted by legislative redistricting and share their ideas for how Wisconsin can work together to achieve fair maps.
People’s Maps Commission Online Public Hearing | 7th Congressional District
5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28th, 2021
The hearing will be live-streamed on the Department of Administration’s YouTube channel HERE