Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Executive Director Matt Rothschild joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss gerrymandering efforts by Wisconsin Republicans to ensure they control 60 percent of the state assembly and 70 percent of congressional seats, despite the fact that voters in Wisconsin are evenly split among both parties.
These efforts directly oppose the will of the people as the new redistricting lines ensure unfair representation, Rothschild said. The maps have been vetoed by Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, and will now go to the courts.
He also discussed the success of Joe Biden’s presidency. Biden has been surprisingly progressive and done a good job under the circumstances, Rothschild said. He has managed the COVID-19 pandemic, made vaccinations widely available and accessible and is reviving the economy, he added.
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