Vox: A Wisconsin court case may be the last best hope to fix gerrymandering by 2020


McGhee paired up with Nick Stephanopoulos, an up-and-coming law professor at the University of Chicago, to frame and situate the standard in the case law. Through a series of fortuitous connection, their paper made its way to a group interested in challenging the GOP’s partisan gerrymander in Wisconsin, which allowed the GOP to win 60 of 99 seats in 2012 even though it won less than half of the statewide vote. The trial was run by the stalwarts at the Campaign Legal Center, including the much-revered Gerry Hebert.

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