What is another word for Gerrymandering?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɛɹɪmˌandəɹɪŋ] (IPA)

Gerrymandering is the practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries for political advantage. However, there are several synonyms for the term that can be used to describe similar practices. Some commonly used synonyms include redistricting, vote packing, and stacking. Other related terms include "cracking" and "packing" which refer to dividing or concentrating voters to maximize or minimize their representation respectively. In essence, gerrymandering is a political tactic that can undermine democratic principles and reduce the effectiveness of each citizen's voice in elections. Synonyms for gerrymandering highlight the tactics employed to distort electoral outcomes and the impact on democratic representation.

Synonyms for Gerrymandering:

What are the hypernyms for Gerrymandering?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    redistricting, voter suppression, Electoral Manipulation, Partisan Gerrymandering, Political Manipulation.

Usage examples for Gerrymandering

When it appeared that a Republican Gerrymandering bill would succeed, Pap, as Minority Leader, had his Democratic delegation go into "hiding" across the state line, preventing action on the reapportionment bill by removing a quorum.
Durham, Andrew Everett
Quite apart from the danger of incurring a charge of Gerrymandering for party purposes, there would be a host of personal interests of members of Parliament to be considered.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
To the inordinate strength of the executive, under the delusive name of the Crown, may be traced many of the worst evils of Canadian politics: the abuse of the prerogative of dissolution, the delay in holding bye-elections, the Gerrymandering of the constituencies by a parliament registering the decree of a government.
"George Brown"
John Lewis

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