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What do you call the Redrawing district lines to get the vote?

gerrymandering


Gerrymandering is the redrawing of?

political districts to benefit a party


What is it called to redraw the boundaries of legislative districts?

The process of redrawing legislative districts is redistricting. The process of deliberately redrawing the boundaries of legislative districts to effect outcome is referred to as gerrymandering.


What is the now illegal policy of redrawing districts on the basis of race called?

The term you are looking for is "gerrymandering".


What refers to redrawing district lines for partisan advantage?

It is gerrymandering. That is when districts are drawn to support one political party over another to ensure reelection.


Who uses the gerrymandering?

"Gerrymandering" is the act of redrawing the size and borders of voting districts in such a way that a majority of voters for your political Party remains assured. In the last years the Republicans have used their majority very actively to do this and they have ensured that Democratic voters in a great number of districts cannot get their candidates elected to the House of Representatives in the future.


What word describes the practice of the political party with the majority in a state legislative drawing a district's boundaries to gain an advantage in an election?

gerrymandering


What is the redrawing of congressional district lines to reflect population shifts called?

gerrymandering - it is named afgter Elbridge Gerry, the governor of Massachusettes, in the 1812 elections. A district is said to have been gerrymandered when its hsape is altered substantially by the dominant party in a state legistalure to maximize its electoral strength at the expense of the minoority party.


What is drawing a political boundary to benefit a candidate called?

Redrawing the boundary lines to benefit a candidate or party is called gerrymandering. The name comes from the governor of Massachusetts, Elbridge Gerry, who, in 1812, manipulated boundaries to favor his own party.


What draws a political boundaries to benefit a party or a candidate?

Redrawing the boundary lines to benefit a candidate or party is called gerrymandering. The name comes from the governor of Massachusetts, Elbridge Gerry, who, in 1812, manipulated boundaries to favor his own party.


What is Drawing political boundaries to benefit a candidate or party?

Redrawing the boundary lines to benefit a candidate or party is called gerrymandering. The name comes from the governor of Massachusetts, Elbridge Gerry, who, in 1812, manipulated boundaries to favor his own party.


What is it called when you draw voting district boundaries so as to purposely favor the party in power?

Redrawing voting district boundaries to favor a specific party is called gerrymandering. The word is a portmanteau (combination) Gerry (Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry) and the word salamander, which his districts looked resembled.