Bernie Grofman

University of California, Irvine political science professor Bernard Grofman and Carnegie Mellon University professor Jonathan Cervas were appointed as consultants by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to evaluate six plans for new legislative maps in consideration in Wisconsin. Their report, which was turned into the court yesterday, found that the map drawn by the Republican-controlled Legislature and a map drawn by the conservative group the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty — referred to as the Johnson plan — were “partisan gerrymanders” that shouldn’t be considered.

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