Gerrymandering vs. Malapportionment: What's the Difference?
Gerrymandering and Malapportionment Definitions
To divide (a geographic area) into voting districts in a way that gives one party an unfair advantage in elections.
Characterized by an inappropriate or unfair proportional distribution of representatives to a legislative body.
The act, process, or an instance of gerrymandering.
(politics) Any system where one group has significantly more influence than another, such as when voting districts are unevenly spread out across a population (compare gerrymandering).
A district or configuration of districts whose boundaries are very irregular due to gerrymandering.
(politics) The practice of redrawing electoral districts to gain an electoral advantage for a political party.
Present participle of gerrymander