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The Pronunciation of "gerrymandering"

Political cartoon of 1812 depicting a “Gerry-mander.”
A word much in the news of late is gerrymandering. The term refers to the manipulation of voting district maps to favor one political party over another.
The word is a portmanteau as well as an eponym. It combines the name of Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814), who was governor of Massachusetts from

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