The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an illegal legislation map for Wisconsin that was adopted by the state Supreme Court and backed by Democrats.
The map was drawn by Democratic Governor Tony Evers.
Justices Sotomayor and Kagan disagreed.
Governor Tony Evers
Lake Geneva News reported.
He is due to appear in the US Supreme Court on Wednesday Legal maps drawn up by Governor Tony Evers have been rejected And the matter is referred back to the state high court, which initially accepted the Democratic governor’s proposed boundaries for the next 10-year map of the state.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court will return the issue of mapping, rejected by the country’s highest court to the Evers Assembly and Senate districts, and will further delay the state’s restructuring process, which state election officials say needs to be resolved. Ready for the upcoming elections. The federal court also accepted the congressional map drawn by Evers and, adopted by the state Supreme Court, rejected a request by Republican congressional lawmakers in Wisconsin to block those boundaries.
In a split decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Republicans ‘argument that Evers’ map violated the U.S. Constitution’s equal protection guarantee by rebuilding borders based on ethnic criteria.
“We agree that the court has erred in enforcing the court’s decision regarding the constitutional guarantee of equal protection and the relationship between the VRA,” the judges wrote in an unsigned opinion filed Wednesday.
Sotomayor and Kagan openly disagree: pic.twitter.com/tNDV7pbDSK
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