1. an act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)
Sentences with gerrymander as a noun:
- By this iniquitous practice, which is known as the gerrymander, the party in a minority in each State is allowed to get only about one-half or one-quarter of its proper share of representation.
- Any citizen looking at a map of district 12 could immediately tell that it was a gerrymander because of the ridiculous way it cut across 4 counties while carving up neighborhoods in half.
1. divide unfairly and to one's advantage; of voting districts
Sentences with gerrymander as a verb:
- The superintendent helped gerrymander the school district lines in order to keep the children of the wealthy gated community in the better school all the way across town.