While community groups work to mobilize voters, a deluge of TV ads is set to make Wisconsin's the most expensive state supreme court race ever.
The maps, drawn by the public, will be submitted to a state commission that could influence redistricting ahead of a likely court battle.
Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.
The Wisconsin Fair Maps Coalition has helped pass resolutions in 54 of 72 counties calling on the state legislature to adopt nonpartisan redistricting, with 11 more on the ballot in November.
Seventeen more Wisconsin communities recently endorsed a constitutional amendment to get big money out of politics, bringing the state total of passed referendums to 163 and the nationwide total to 820.
In the week before the election, incumbent Daniel Kelly has benefited from a last minute surge in spending by groups with ties to the Judicial Crisis Network.