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4.002

4.002 Municipal wards.

4.002(1)

(1) Definition. Except as further provided in this section, in this chapter "ward" means the municipal wards created under s. 5.15 based on the results of the 1980 federal census of population and in effect on January 1, 1982.

4.002(2)

(2) Milwaukee, city of. Any reference to a ward of the city of Milwaukee means the wards created by ordinance 142 dated November 17, 1981 (file number 80-1517-D), as affected by the elections commission adjustments of August 1982.

4.002(3)

(3) Oshkosh, city of. Ward 42 of the city of Oshkosh includes the annexation from the town of Algoma.

4.002 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 29.

4.002 - ANNOT.

NOTE: The apportionment plan of legislative districts enacted in 1983 Wis. Act 29 was held unconstitutional in Prosser et al. v. Elections Board et al., 793 F. Supp. 859 (W.D. Wis. 1992) and replaced by a judicial plan of apportionment for all elections held after June 2, 1992. The 1992 judicial apportionment plan was held unconstitutional by the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in the combined cases of Baumgart et al. v. Wendelberger, Case No. 01-C-0121, and Jensen et al. v. Wendelberger, Case No. 02-C-0366, which created a judicial plan of apportionment for all elections held after May 30, 2002. The 2002 plan, which is printed following s. 4.005, is based on the 2000 federal census of population of Wisconsin. The plan used wards created under s. 5.15 based on the results of the 2000 census, within the municipal boundaries in effect on August 1, 2001.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 4 > 4.002

4.002

4.002 Municipal wards.

4.002(1)

(1) Definition. Except as further provided in this section, in this chapter "ward" means the municipal wards created under s. 5.15 based on the results of the 1980 federal census of population and in effect on January 1, 1982.

4.002(2)

(2) Milwaukee, city of. Any reference to a ward of the city of Milwaukee means the wards created by ordinance 142 dated November 17, 1981 (file number 80-1517-D), as affected by the elections commission adjustments of August 1982.

4.002(3)

(3) Oshkosh, city of. Ward 42 of the city of Oshkosh includes the annexation from the town of Algoma.

4.002 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 29.

4.002 - ANNOT.

NOTE: The apportionment plan of legislative districts enacted in 1983 Wis. Act 29 was held unconstitutional in Prosser et al. v. Elections Board et al., 793 F. Supp. 859 (W.D. Wis. 1992) and replaced by a judicial plan of apportionment for all elections held after June 2, 1992. The 1992 judicial apportionment plan was held unconstitutional by the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in the combined cases of Baumgart et al. v. Wendelberger, Case No. 01-C-0121, and Jensen et al. v. Wendelberger, Case No. 02-C-0366, which created a judicial plan of apportionment for all elections held after May 30, 2002. The 2002 plan, which is printed following s. 4.005, is based on the 2000 federal census of population of Wisconsin. The plan used wards created under s. 5.15 based on the results of the 2000 census, within the municipal boundaries in effect on August 1, 2001.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 4 > 4.002

4.002

4.002 Municipal wards.

4.002(1)

(1) Definition. Except as further provided in this section, in this chapter "ward" means the municipal wards created under s. 5.15 based on the results of the 1980 federal census of population and in effect on January 1, 1982.

4.002(2)

(2) Milwaukee, city of. Any reference to a ward of the city of Milwaukee means the wards created by ordinance 142 dated November 17, 1981 (file number 80-1517-D), as affected by the elections commission adjustments of August 1982.

4.002(3)

(3) Oshkosh, city of. Ward 42 of the city of Oshkosh includes the annexation from the town of Algoma.

4.002 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 29.

4.002 - ANNOT.

NOTE: The apportionment plan of legislative districts enacted in 1983 Wis. Act 29 was held unconstitutional in Prosser et al. v. Elections Board et al., 793 F. Supp. 859 (W.D. Wis. 1992) and replaced by a judicial plan of apportionment for all elections held after June 2, 1992. The 1992 judicial apportionment plan was held unconstitutional by the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in the combined cases of Baumgart et al. v. Wendelberger, Case No. 01-C-0121, and Jensen et al. v. Wendelberger, Case No. 02-C-0366, which created a judicial plan of apportionment for all elections held after May 30, 2002. The 2002 plan, which is printed following s. 4.005, is based on the 2000 federal census of population of Wisconsin. The plan used wards created under s. 5.15 based on the results of the 2000 census, within the municipal boundaries in effect on August 1, 2001.

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