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  • Lobbyists fund the party: the parties then use jerrymandering as an excuse not to follow the ideas of the Constitution in having one district for every thirty thousand people.

    Lobbying for Your Health: Strange bedfellows

  • Between the jerrymandering from the census and the ACORN type organizations fraudulent registration practices, there will soon be no districts with conservative numbers capable of electing a dog catcher.

    How Obama Intends to Control the Census - Erick’s blog - RedState

  • The Democrats have total ability to abuse of census manipulation, engage in jerrymandering, and shake down the vast swaths of the economy they now hold power over for a near-unlimited amount of campaign funding.

    Bad news for Obama!

  • I agree - that's what I was clumsily suggesting by demographic jerrymandering.

    Gollum Brown Saved From Drowning by BBC

  • Republicans and Democrats divvy up the Congressional Districts by jerrymandering, and the Democrats come more and more under the sway of the same corporate donors as the Republicans.

    Jane Smiley: Is There Something Wrong with the System?

  • The problem is jerrymandering of districts, and the way elections are financed.

    Think Progress » How to fix Congress.

  • We believe that this apparently illogical proposal is no more than a piece of jerrymandering by the National Party.

    PROPOSED NORTHERN BOUNDARY FOR WESTERN CAPE

  • So anyhow when I got back they were at it dingdong, John Wyse saying it was Bloom gave the ideas for Sinn Fein to Griffith to put in his paper all kinds of jerrymandering, packed juries and swindling the taxes off of the government and appointing consuls all over the world to walk about selling Irish industries.

    Ulysses

  • It consisted in the concentration of colossal political funds in the private and irresponsible power of the politicians, collected by the sale of peerages and more important things, and expended on the jerrymandering of the enormously expensive elections.

    A Short History of England

  • Furthermore, the geographical shape of US congressional districts is set (in most cases) by the relevant state legislature, and in recent years such redistrictings have resulted in considerable jerrymandering.

    Larvatus Prodeo

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