The old, relatively compact 79th Assembly District. All within Dane County. For the most part, the townships west of the City of Madison. Largest city and village are Verona and Mount Horeb, respectively.
The new, sprawling 79th. Follows a substantial arc from west of Verona to south of Sun Prairie. Required extensive use of an exacto-knife.
This Ballotpedia map highlights the borders
Federal judges order Wisconsin Legislature to create, Scott Walker to approve, a new Assembly map by Nov. 1. (Madison.com, 1/27/2017)
As you would expect. "We are reviewing the court’s order, but we expect to file an appeal with the Supreme Court and seek prompt reversal of this decision," DOJ spokesman Johnny Koremenos wrote in an email Friday.
Wisconsin redistricting: Judges saw evidence, reached obvious conclusion, part 1. (1/28/2017)