Wisconsin governor wants to intervene in redistricting case | www.WDIO.com

Wisconsin governor wants to intervene in redistricting case

Gov. Tony Evers Gov. Tony Evers |  Photo: WDIO

Created: September 13, 2021 01:57 PM

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is asking a federal court to allow him to intervene in a lawsuit filed by fellow Democrats that seeks to have federal courts draw new boundary lines if the governor and Republican-controlled Legislature can’t reach agreement.

The court has already allowed the Legislature to intervene. Republicans want to keep the legal battle over the once-a-decade job of redrawing political lines in state court, rather than federal court.

Evers said in his motion filed Monday by Attorney General Josh Kaul that he plans to submit maps drawn by a commission he created to both the Legislature and the federal court for its consideration. 



Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

UMD police officers wearing body cameras for the first time

Snow emergencies now added to Northland Alerts

2021-2022 Winter Prediction

Judge issues injunction blocking Wisconsin fall wolf hunt

Cleveland-Cliffs to move production of DR grade pellet to Minorca

First Ladies of the Hillside art gala a success