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4.004

4.004 Elections to the legislature. On or after July 20, 1983, any special election to the legislature called to fill a vacancy for the balance of an unexpired term, any election to recall a member of the legislature, and any regular election to the legislature, shall be from the districts as described in ss. 4.009 and 4.01 to 4.99.

4.004 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 29.

4.004 - 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 is printed following s. 4.005.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 4 > 4.004

4.004

4.004 Elections to the legislature. On or after July 20, 1983, any special election to the legislature called to fill a vacancy for the balance of an unexpired term, any election to recall a member of the legislature, and any regular election to the legislature, shall be from the districts as described in ss. 4.009 and 4.01 to 4.99.

4.004 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 29.

4.004 - 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 is printed following s. 4.005.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 4 > 4.004

4.004

4.004 Elections to the legislature. On or after July 20, 1983, any special election to the legislature called to fill a vacancy for the balance of an unexpired term, any election to recall a member of the legislature, and any regular election to the legislature, shall be from the districts as described in ss. 4.009 and 4.01 to 4.99.

4.004 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 29.

4.004 - 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 is printed following s. 4.005.

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