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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gerrymander \Ger`ry*man"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gerrymandered; p. pr. & vb. n. Gerrymandering.] To divide (a State) into districts for the choice of representatives, in an unnatural and unfair way, with a view to give a political party an advantage over its opponent. [Political Cant, U. S.] [1913 Webster] Note: This was done in Massachusetts at a time when Elbridge Gerry was governor, and was attributed to his influence, hence the name; though it is now known that he was opposed to the measure. --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "gerrymandering": ballot-box stuffing, bunco, cardsharping, cheat, cheating, cozenage, diddle, diddling, dishonesty, dodge, fishy transaction, flam, flimflam, fraud, fraudulence, fraudulency, graft, grift, gyp, gyp joint, illicit business, imposition, imposture, racket, scam, swindle