Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering is a method dedicated to establishing a political advantage for a particular party by manipulating district borders. The resulting district is known as a gerrymander. Two basic tactics are used in gerrymandering: “cracking” (reducing the voting power of the opposite party’s followers across many districts) and “packing” (concentrating the contrary party’s voting power in one district to decrease their voting power in other neighborhoods).

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