Find another word for gerrymander. In this page you can discover 3 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gerrymander, like: gerrymandering, majoritarian and first-past-the-post.
It was accomplished then after a Democratic gerrymander had been twice overthrown in the courts.
The outline of one of these districts, which was thought to resemble a salamander, gave rise in 1812, through a popular application of the governor's name, to the term Gerrymander ".
(See GERRYMANDER.) If a state has received an increase in the number of its representatives and its legislature does not pass an apportionment bill before the next congressional election, the votes of the whole state elect the additional members on a general ticket and they are called "congressmen-at-large."