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The rise and development of the gerrymander

Elmer C. Griffith

The rise and development of the gerrymander

by Elmer C. Griffith

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Published by Scott, Foresman and Co. in Chicago .
Written in English


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Statementby Elmer C. Griffith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 86/340 (J)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination124 p.
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2507117M
LC Control Number87890122

Gerrymander definition, the dividing of a state, county, etc., into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting strength of the other party into as few districts as possible. See more. Gerrymandering is the practice of setting boundaries of electoral districts to favor specific political interests within legislative bodies, often resulting in districts with convoluted, winding boundaries rather than compact areas. Gerrymandering in the United States has been used to increase the power of a political party; the term "gerrymandering" was coined on review of Massachusetts's.

a the rise of popular culture b race riots c a new interest in religion The concept of a gerrymander refers to: a Legislation passed in southern states to limit ethnic participation in elections. d Economic development programs. c. Economic Policy is a Laissez-faire. Elmer Griffith, The Rise and Development of the Gerrymander 19 (). U.S. (). Alter established the justiciabihty of constitutional challenges to malappor-tioned districts. Until 2 U.S.C. § 2a was amended in , there was a statutory requirement that districts be equal.

The best book on the subject. E. C. Griffith, "The Rise and Development of the Gerrymander" (). Historical: H. J. Ford, "Rise and Growth of American Politics" (). One of the earliest and one of the best accounts of the development of American politics. Alexander Johnston and J. A. Woodburn, "American Political History," 2 vols. ().   Massachusetts has added a number of interesting and colorful terms and phrases to the political lexicon such as "mugwump," "all politics is local," and "to the victor belong the spoils," but none have had the enduring resonance of the "gerrymander"-- the term given to the political tactic of dividing election districts to make the votes of the party making the division (the gerrymander) count.


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Buy The Rise and Development of the Gerrymander () at gerrymander jĕr´ēmăn˝dər, gĕr–, in politics, rearrangement of voting districts so as to favor the party in power. The objective is to create as many districts as possible in areas of known support and to concentrate the opposition's strength into as few districts as possible, and extremely irregular boundary lines are sometimes.

‘The gerrymander would be even more pronounced with the non-voting stock comprising just million out of billion - or just per cent of the total.’ ‘The Labor Party has thrown one of its basic principles out the window by now supporting the gerrymander in Western Australia.’. gerrymander definition: 1.

to change the borders of an area in order to increase the number of people within that area who. Learn more. Griffith, Elmer C. () The Rise and Development of the Gerrymander. Chicago, Scott, Foresman and Company. Grofman, Bernard & King, Gary () “ The Future of Partisan Symmetry as a Judicial Test for Partisan Gerrymandering after LULAC v.

The original gerrymander, and original gerrymander cartoon, depict the Essex South state senatorial district for the legislature of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Gerrymander is a portmanteau of the governor's last name and the word salamander.

The redistricting was a notable success for Gerry's Democratic-Republican Party. See also Elmer C. Griffith, The Rise and Development of the Gerrymander (Chicago, ); John W.

Dean, “History of the Gerrymander,” in New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. xlvi. (Boston, ). History of Redistricting and the Gerrymander Betsy McCall HIS Representative democracy was a relatively new phenomenon when delegates from the former colonies wrote the Constitution.

A number of new problems arose that had never been imagined before. So many aspects of voting theory, the theory of apportionment and fair. Id., at —————— 1 The term “gerrymander” is a portmanteau of the last name of Elbridge Gerry, the eighth Governor of Massachusetts, and the shape of the electoral map he famously contorted for partisan gain, which included one district shaped like a salamander.

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The rise has been most dramatic in Pennsylvania and Ohio -- presidential battleground states -- as well as Illinois.

Maryland and North Carolina are. Vieth v. Jubelirer, U.S.() (plurality opinion) (citing Elmer C. Griffith, The Rise and Development of the Gerrymander 26–28 ()). However, the judicial branch has yet to develop a coherent approach to delineating the constitutional limits of partisan gerrymanders.

In fact, ina plurality of Justices in Vieth v. The North Carolina map was ruled a racial gerrymander, redrawn, and the redrawn map was immediately challenged.

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