Democrats gerrymander themselves by clustering in the state’s two largest cities, while Republicans have gotten stronger in wide swaths of rural areas.
Justice Rebecca Bradley criticized a colleague for not recusing from a case involving a donor. Six years ago, she helped kill a measure requiring those recusals.
A group of retired judges asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to enact the rule. Bradley and the rest of the court’s then-conservative majority rejected it on First Amendment grounds.
‘Uncharted territory’ – Could the Wisconsin GOP protect their gerrymandered maps by impeaching Protasiewicz?
Officials can only be impeached for corruption or crime. Does a Wisconsin Supreme Court’s justice comments about the state’s political districts rise to that level?
UPDATED: Top campaign donors to former Justice Daniel Kelly, right-wing candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Hendricks, Uihleins, Gentines of Sargento Foods, and Don Zietlow of Kwik Trip all have made large donations to Kelly.
Protasiewicz, Democrats flying past Kelly, Republicans in direct donations, losing independent spending slightly as race for Wisconsin Supreme Court reaches final days
Once again, a statewide race sets a record for most expensive in Wisconsin history.
Wisconsin Supreme Court has highest percentage of female justices on a top state court in the country
The April election could alter the gender makeup of the court. Research suggests the addition of female justices has little effect on court rulings, with one notable exception.
The top donors (so far) to Milwaukee County Judge Janet Protasiewicz, left-wing candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Herb Kohl, Lynde Uihlein, Karla Jurvetson and several members of the Lubar family have all given the maximum.
The top donors (so far) to former Justice Daniel Kelly, right-wing candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Billionaire conservative donor Diane Henricks of ABC Building Supply in Beloit and her daughter have both given his campaign the maximum donation allowed by law.
Meet the candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court likely to be the decisive vote on abortion, gerrymandering
The election could have monumental ramifications in the state.
LITTLE COMPETITION AND NOT MUCH CHOICE: In nearly 90 races for WI state legislature in 2022, only one incumbent lost.
Experts say that’s an indication of extreme gerrymandering in Wisconsin. The April election could change things.