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party power

Gerrymander, political practice, usually employed by the party in power as a means of staying in power, involving the division of the electoral boundaries of a city, state, or county to favor a particular party or candidate. The term came into use in 1812 when Elbridge Gerry was governor of Massachusetts.

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