File:The Gerry-Mander Edit.png

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English: Original cartoon of "The Gerry-Mander", this is the political cartoon that led to the coining of the term Gerrymander. The district depicted in the cartoon was created by Massachusetts legislature to favor the incumbent Democratic-Republican party candidates of Governor Elbridge Gerry over the Federalists in 1812.
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Source Originally published in the Boston Centinel, 1812.
Author Elkanah Tisdale (1771-1835) (often falsely attributed to Gilbert Stuart)[1]
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    • 2007-01-10T04:08:50Z Chowbok 1764x1847 (718276 Bytes) {{Information |Description= {{en|Original cartoon of "The Gerry-Mander", from which [[w:Gerrymandering|gerrymandering]] get its name.}} |Source=Originally published in the Boston Gazette newspaper on March 26, 1812. |Date=1812 |Author=Elkanah Tisdale (1771-1835)

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