Bernie Grofman

Two consultants hired to analyze new legislative boundary lines in Wisconsin after the state's Supreme Court tossed the current Republican-drawn maps will be paid up to $100,000 each in taxpayer money under terms of their contracts made public Thursday. … The consultants — who have the authority to recommend changes to the submitted maps or to create their own — have had a hand in reshaping districts in other states. Jonathan Cervas, of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, redrew New York’s congressional and state Senate maps after a court struck down ones adopted by the Democratic-led Legislature. Bernard Grofman, of the University of California, Irvine, helped redraw Virginia’s federal and state legislative districts after a bipartisan commission deadlocked.

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