constituency

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constituency

1. the whole body of voters who elect one representative to a legislature or all the residents represented by one deputy
2. 
a. a district that sends one representative to a legislature
b. (as modifier): constituency organization
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Meanwhile, bookmakers have suspended betting on the Liberal Democrats winning the marginal constituency of Cardiff Central.
A WOULD-be MP is seeking a court injunction after failing to win the Labour nomination in a key marginal constituency.
WITH the General Election just weeks away, voters in Birmingham's most marginal constituency can grill their candidates tomorrow.
Colne Valley is the 56th most marginal constituency in the country and one of a few dozen seats which could be won by any of the three main parties at the next election.
Alex Salmond, pictured, visited the marginal constituency - lost by Plaid Cymru to Labour in 2001 - to show his support for Plaid candidate Eurig Wyn.
I'm disappointed in the extreme that it has appeared in the press in a very marginal constituency in the run-up to a general election It is believed at least six chief constables across the UK privately share his views about the adverts which have appeared in newspapers in marginal constituencies across the UK.
Tony Blair and Charles Kennedy were in the West Midlands yesterday, Tessa Jowell the day before, and we can be certain that not a single marginal constituency will be spared a visit from senior figures over the next few weeks and months.
Gisela Stuart, MP for the marginal constituency of Edgbaston, called for the party to unite behind its leader - despite being one of Mr Brown's loudest critics in the past.
Few Tory MPs in the House of Commons feared losing their seats because just about everyone in a marginal constituency had already been kicked out.
Ms Willott, currently working for the charity Unicef in London, reduced Labour MP Jon Owen Jones' majority from 7,923 to just 659 at last June's General Election to make Cardiff Central the second most marginal constituency in Wales.

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