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Hunter v. Wisconsin Elections Commission
Last Updated Aug 13, 2021
No. 3:21-cv-00512 (W.D. Wis.)
Federal court lawsuit asking court to draw new congressional and legislative maps based on anticipated failure by the political branches to enact new plans in a timely manner. On Sept. 16 the three-judge court issued a limited stay to allow the state process (including action by state courts) to play out. The court unanimously agreed to draw new maps if the state process fails.
HistoryCase filings, starting with most recent court
|WI Legislature petition for writ of mandamus||Sep 24, 2021|
|Respondents' (Black Leaders Organizing for Communities) brief opposing petition||Oct 25, 2021|
|Respondents' (Hunter et al.) brief opposing petition||Oct 28, 2021|
|Intervenors (Johnson et al.) brief supporting petition||Oct 28, 2021|
|Order denying petition||Dec 6, 2021|
PENDING - State court challenge to congressional and legislative maps based on anticipated failure of political branches to enact new plans.