Wisconsin Republicans emerge victorious after court orders districting maps remain in place

Republicans were handed a victory in Wisconsin after the liberal-majority Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit from Democrats aiming to toss out its redistricted map.

The decision means that the districts drawn by Gov. Tony Evers (D-WI) and agreed upon by Republicans will remain in place for the November 2024 election. Though drawn by a Democrat, the current districts were supported by Republicans as the best-case scenario. The lawsuit, brought forward by a Democratic group, threatened to throw out those districts as unconstitutional, ensuring an even more unfavorable redistricting for Republicans.

Republicans were quick to celebrate the decision to throw out the case.

“Mess around and find out,” National Republican Congressional Committee spokesman Mike Marinella told the Washington Examiner. “The DCCC and Marc Elias got their hands caught in the cookie jar attempting to rig the game to favor Democrats.
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