2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
August 21, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Wachs, Kolste, Kahl, Johnson,
Hesselbein, Spreitzer, Sargent, C. Taylor, Milroy, Mason, Brostoff,
Berceau, Pope, Doyle, Jorgensen, Hebl, Goyke, Zamarripa, Bowen,
Ohnstad, Subeck, Considine, Sinicki, Billings and Shankland, cosponsored
by Senators Vinehout, Wirch, Lassa, C. Larson, Shilling, Ringhand and
Risser. Referred to Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
1Relating to: providing for an advisory referendum on the question of adopting a
2nonpartisan system for redistricting.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This joint resolution calls for an advisory referendum on the question of
whether the legislature should adopt a nonpartisan system for redistricting of
legislative and congressional districts in this state. The referendum would be held
at the 2016 general election.
3Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That
the following 4
question be submitted, for advisory purposes only, to the voters of this state at the 5
2016 general election:
6Question 1: Nonpartisan redistricting system.
"Do you favor adoption of 7
a nonpartisan system for redistricting of legislative and congressional districts in 8