Gerrymandering can NOT swing a Presidential election

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    Almost EVERY State assigns its Electoral college votes to the majority winner in THAT State only 2 States apportion it among districts. So No gerrymandering had no effect on the Presidential election.
     
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    Correct.
    Only if the House ended up voting for President as are the provisions of the 12th Amendment.
    Or if the election is close enough to where the margin is 5 or fewer electoral votes. ME and NE have 5 electoral votes that are apportioned by congressional district.

    Split Electoral Votes in Maine and Nebraska
     
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