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Democrats urge Wisconsin Supreme Court to overturn Republican-drawn legislative maps

Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats are urging the Wisconsin Supreme Court to overturn Republican-drawn legislative maps. During oral arguments Tuesday, conservative justices sharply questioned the timing of the redistricting challenge, while liberals focused on the constitutionality of the current maps and the process for adopting new ones. The fight comes ahead of the 2024 election in a battleground state where four of the six past presidential elections have been decided by fewer than 23,000 votes. The lawsuit was brought by Democrats the day after the court flipped to majority 4-3 liberal control in August. Conservative Justice Rebecca Bradley says the case was brought only because the court’s membership changed.

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