When you skew an election to a particular result, you have "rigged" an election. You can rig an election by bullying people not to vote, stuffing ballot boxes, not allowing them to vote (voter suppression) or rigging the district to count only votes that help you (gerrymandering). No matter what process to rig an election is used it is still election rigging and that's how it should be treated and described in the press, i.e. as an immoral attempt to rig an election and subvert the democratic process.
The fact that gerrymandering is a subset of election rigging gets left out of media coverage to such an extent that we need this video to illustrate the problem...
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Collins Dictionary: election rigging(n) New Word Suggestion election rigging is the act of dishonestly organizing an election to get a particular result. it is an electoral fraud and an interference with the election process.
Wikipedia: Electoral fraud, election manipulation, or vote rigging is illegal interference with the process of an election, whether by increasing the vote share of the favored candidate, depressing the vote share of the rival candidates, or both.
Vox: How Pennsylvania rigged its electoral map
Partisan gerrymandering is rampant in America. Read more about the decision and its significance on vox.com: http://bit.ly/2CORxqW Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Every ten years, America readjusts its voting districts. Which state you live in determines a key aspect of that prospect: who draws the map? In most states, politicians get to control that process. That can sometimes lead to political gamesmanship from both parties. In early 2018, the state of Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court found that the latest redistricting plan set up voters with a politically biased voting map. Which made it easier for one party to win representation in the national body of lawmakers. The implications of this discovery are significant. A new map could be a part of a shift in the balance of power in the United States.
GOP Lose Elections DESPITE Rigging The Elections In Thier Districts To Win Like Dictators
Rolling Stone: How the GOP Rigs Elections With a combination of gerrymandering, voter-ID laws and dark money, Republicans have tipped the political scales in their favor. Will it be enough to keep Democrats from claiming victory in 2018?
Mother Jones: Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump
Brookings Institute: How to rig an election in three not-so-easy steps
Demoine Register: 'Backdoor gerrymandering' just one of Iowa GOP election-rigging attempts
Washington Post: Republicans have rigged the system for years. Democrats are finally fighting back.
Newsweek: HOW REPUBLICANS ARE TRYING TO RIG ELECTIONS IN TRUMP'S AMERICA
Yet another election rigging plan by the GOP
Maddow: GOP election rigging plan withers in public light Rachel Maddow reports on the increased public awareness of a state-level Republican plan to change the rules for electoral votes to benefit Republican presidential candidates, and notes prominent Republicans in several states are suddenly disavowing the idea (except in Michigan, which might be shameless enough to try it).