People's Maps Commission Seeks Public Comment

6th Congressional District public hearing to occur on February 25


February 18, 2021

The People’s Maps Commission will hold a virtual public hearing from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., on Thursday, February 25, 2021, to seek public input on the upcoming redistricting of legislative maps from constituents of Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District. Although the February 25 hearing will focus on the 6th Congressional District, all Wisconsin residents are encouraged to watch and participate. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing must register in advance by visiting the People’s Maps Commission website at

The hearing is the Commission’s seventh in a series of at least eight meetings, one for each one of Wisconsin’s eight congressional districts. The virtual public hearing will include testimony from subject matter experts and also provide Wisconsinites the opportunity to express how they have been affected by legislative redistricting and share their ideas for how Wisconsin can work together to achieve fair maps.

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The deadline for registering to comment during this hearing is 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Each speaker will have three minutes to speak. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis, with priority to residents of Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District.

For anyone unable to join the virtual hearing, written comments are strongly encouraged. Written comments can be submitted at any time using the feedback form available on the People’s Maps Commission website at Written comments will be reviewed by the commissioners and are public record.

Selected by a three judge panel, the Commission is a nine-member nonpartisan redistricting commission charged with drawing fair, impartial maps for the state of Wisconsin. More information about the Commission, its members and its activities is available at

Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the People’s Maps Commission will host virtual public hearings for each of Wisconsin’s eight congressional districts. Agendas and additional details will be announced in advance of future meeting dates. The hearing dates are as follows: Thursday, February 25th - 6th Congressional District; Thursday, March 11th - 2nd Congressional District. Individuals interested in watching previous hearings can find the recordings here:


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