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Word: gerrymander

Definition: change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander


Sentences Containing 'gerrymander'

Before the 2012 election, it was widely expected that the state legislature would gerrymander Barletta's district to make it safer for him.
During his term his district was realigned by the Democratic controlled Indiana General Assembly, who created a gerrymander of his district causing him to lose his re-election in 1896.
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