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synonyms for gerrymander

  • contrive
  • engineer
  • finesse
  • manipulate
  • distort
  • doctor
  • finagle
  • interfere with
  • juggle
  • machinate
  • tamper with
  • influence
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How to use gerrymander in a sentence

Still, there are wild cards to keep in mind, such as lawsuits that could overturn potential gerrymanders.
5 THINGS TO WATCH GOING INTO THE MIDTERMSKALEIGH ROGERSJANUARY 4, 2022FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
A minority can take over the House of Representatives through partisan gerrymanders.
I SPENT 7 MONTHS STUDYING SUPREME COURT REFORM. WE NEED TO PACK THE COURT NOWKERMIT ROOSEVELT IIIDECEMBER 10, 2021TIME
We often talk about individual features of our system — voter suppression, extreme gerrymanders, the electoral college — as anti-majoritarian.
DEMOCRATS JUST LAUNCHED A MISSILE AT THE GOP’S FORTRESS OF MINORITY RULEGREG SARGENTAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In fact, districts with a minority population significantly higher than 50 percent may be trying to “pack” nonwhite voters into too few districts — the mark of a racial gerrymander.
HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF OUR REDISTRICTING TRACKERNATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 9, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
If you don't, I shall give the documents in the gerrymander affair to the papers the day after you fail.
THE GRAFTERSFRANCIS LYNDE
It happens every few years that the newspapers are full of more or less excited talk about a "gerrymander."
TALKS ON THE STUDY OF LITERATURE.ARLO BATES
It was entirely a party fight; for, by grace of the last gerrymander, the nomination carried with it the certainty of election.
THE GENTLEMAN FROM INDIANABOOTH TARKINGTON
It is not settled who is entitled to the authorship of the word "Gerrymander," for which a number of claimants have appeared.
NOOKS AND CORNERS OF THE NEW ENGLAND COASTSAMUEL ADAMS DRAKE
It was from this incident that the word "gerrymander," so often heard in politics in these days, took its name.
THE GREATER REPUBLICCHARLES MORRIS
Consequently, every apportionment act involves more or less of the gerrymander.
PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION APPLIED TO PARTY GOVERNMENTT. R. ASHWORTH AND H. P. C. ASHWORTH
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