Noun(1) an act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage
Verb(1) divide unfairly and to one's advantage; of voting districts
(1) One of the assumptions many people have of his long time in power was that it was only able to occur because the gerrymander kept Labor out of office.(2) Wary of democracy, he helped enshrine a rural gerrymander in the Legislative Council of which he was a member 1890-1916.(3) Umno continues to benefit from a gerrymander that favours rural Malay seats on peninsular Malaya as well as Sabah and Sarawak in northern Borneo.(4) The gerrymander would be even more pronounced with the non-voting stock comprising just 870 million out of 3.1 billion - or just 28.9 per cent of the total.(5) They are not in a position where they can gerrymander constituencies.(6) There is also the issue of the potential for an institutionalised gerrymander , as recipients of various forms of government transfer payments outnumber those who actually pay any income tax.(7) When a newspaper company owns a cluster, it will likely gerrymander circulation areas and eliminate overlapping areas of circulation.(8) A way should be found to create an upper house, and to so gerrymander the provinces that it over-represents the Sunni minority.(9) The Labor Party has thrown one of its basic principles out the window by now supporting the gerrymander in Western Australia.(10) Despite an electoral gerrymander , the opposition managed to more than double its parliamentary seats from 22 to 45.(11) He said the Government's electoral reforms would create a gerrymander , where electoral boundaries are created to give one party an advantage.(12) The Green's control of the council, while significant, was in fact an own goal created by the Labor Party's failed gerrymander .(13) We will cut any tax, grease any campaign contributor and gerrymander any state to advance the cause of a Republican congressional majority.(14) The only reason U.S. Senate seats stayed competitive is that the politicians cannot gerrymander state lines.(15) a total freedom to gerrymander the results they want(16) As Polsby points out, the art of the gerrymander is another instance with respect to which the constitutional order has been turned on its head.
(1) gerrymander :: jerimandro
1. intrigue ::
2. plot ::
3. scheme ::
4. conspiracy ::
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8. fake ::
9. fabricate ::
10. forge ::
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Different Formsgerrymander, gerrymandered, gerrymandering, gerrymanders
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