Bernie Grofman

There are several ways partisan impact has been measured in legal battles over redistricting around the nation. After striking down Wisconsin’s GOP-drawn legislative districts, the Supreme Court hired University of California, Irvine Political Scientist Bernard Grofman and Carnegie Mellon University Political Scientist Jonathan Cervas to serve as consultants. The two are scheduled to issue a report Thursday laying out how well the map proposals mesh with the court’s order. If Grofman and Cervas find the parties’ maps don’t meet the court’s guidelines, they will be tasked with drawing their own remedial Assembly and Senate maps for justices to consider.

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