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Redistricting, Reappointment, Gerrymandering

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Madelyn Forrest

on 31 March 2011

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Transcript of Redistricting, Reappointment, Gerrymandering

Redistricting, Reappointment, Gerrymandering by Maddie Forrest, Adele Jackson, Marin Kyle Redistricting http://www.legislature.ca.gov/legislators_and_districts/districts/assemblydistricts.html the process of drawing United States district lines. 435 Congress Members 600,000 1 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 Population Change! Gerrymandering: A practice of political corruption that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district lines. March 26, 1812 Origin of the Name! The article and image were created in reaction to a redrawing of Massachusetts state senate election districts under the then governor Elbridge Gerry. The Boston Gazette Newspaper Governor Gerry signed a bill that redistricted Massachusetts to benefit his Democratic-Republican Party As you can see it looks like a salamander! So the term grew out of "mander" of salamander and Gerry for the Govener who drew the district lines for political gain.
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