Dear Barbara, If there are 'significant challenges', as you say, that can only mean the deck is stacked against we, the people.
As quoted in Federal judges allow gerrymandering lawsuit to proceed. (Madison.com, 12/17/2015)
Consider a small sample of the evidence.
Original post from 8/1/2012 begins here.
Documents cast new light on redistricting process; reveal partisan motivations. (Wisconsin State Journal, 7/31/2012, with bold added.)
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Let's take a look at some of these compact districts.
We'll start with the district in which I now reside.
forcing Sondy Pope-Roberts (D- Town of Middleton) to reconsider her options.
More than half of Jefferson County,
3 townships in Dane County
which left Andy Jorgenson (D-Fort Atkinson) out in the cold.
57 miles from east to west.
Did Leah Vukmir get her wish?
Let's use the 15th Assembly District, part of her 5th Senate District, as the prime example.
Hello, Waukesha County! (Lots more GOP.) Goodbye, City of Milwaukee.
And, as a result, Tony Staskunas (D-West Allis) decides to retire after serving 16 years in the State Assembly.
And in two districts, federal judges took issue with the alleged goal of "maximum minority representation".
Voces applauds redistricting ruling. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3/22/2012)
Federal judges slam GOP lawmakers over redistricting secrecy. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2/16/2012)