[mal-uh-pawr-shuhnd, -pohr-]
(of a state or other political unit) poorly apportioned, especially divided, organized, or structured in a manner that prevents large sections of a population from having equitable representation in a legislative body.

1960–65; mal- + apportioned

malapportionment, noun Unabridged
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