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Sauk County Board approves gerrymandering referendum

Judy Brey of Reedsburg Area Concerned Citizens, a progressive activist group, on Tuesday night encourages members of the Sauk County Board to approve an advisory referendum on redistricting reform.

TIM DAMOS/News Republic

Sauk County voters will be asked this fall whether they want state lawmakers to create a nonpartisan procedure for redrawing political districts.

The Sauk County Board voted 21-10 Tuesday night to conduct a countywide advisory referendum on the matter in the Nov. 6 election. Supervisors who voted against placing the question on local ballots were as follows:

• District 1 Supervisor Wally Czuprynko of Lake Delton

• District 3 Supervisor Chuck Whitsell of Wisconsin Dells

• District 8 Supervisor John Deitrich of Reedsburg

• District 9 Supervisor Tommy Lee Bychinski of Reedsburg

• District 10 Supervisor Marty Krueger of Reedsburg

• District 12 Supervisor David Moore of Wisconsin Dells

• District 21 Supervisor Chuck Spencer of Baraboo

• District 25 Supervisor Brian Peper of Loganville

• District 26 Supervisor Brandon Lohr of Prairie du Sac

• District 30 Supervisor Donna Stehling of Sauk City

See Thursday’s edition of the Baraboo News Republic for full coverage.

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Reporter for the Baraboo News Republic.