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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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Finally, in Beni Suef, election results were annulled in two constituencies, both with a total database of 434,000 voters.
Sunni Islamic societies will face off against each other in two constituencies in the second round.
According to him, FLP demanded that west Kassala area considered a national geographical constituency besides objecting to using the census as basis for determining constituencies, saying the appeal was rejected because population density is used as basic criterion for drawing constituencies.
Therefore, confirming that PTI candidates had no complaints in 95 % constituencies in PAs.
The chief electoral officer said civil and police administrations of both Patiala and Bathinda districts have been directed all political functionaries to leave their constituencies immediately after the campaign period is over.
9 million voters are eligible to vote in the three constituencies of Karimganj, Silcha and Diphu (Autonomous District) in Assam and over 1.
Speaking about the importance of AOP members voting, chief executive of the Association, Henrietta Alderman, told OT: "I would urge all members, in the two constituencies where there are elections, to vote.
Rahul Gandhi's idea is something for which 15-16 constituencies have been selected, and I have requested to include my constituency so that the workers from this constituency have the power to select their own candidate from the Congress Party," he added.
Mr Kelly said that it would not be right to make two large four-seat constituencies for the South and North regions.
Certainly there is a case whereby constituencies so close to the focal point of the City of Cardiff can be more populated than those in North Wales (and West Wales), and still be within the tolerance of 72,810 and 80,473 (95% to 105%) of the United Kingdom Electoral Quota of 76,641.
The Commission believes that its revised proposals for Cardiff are less disruptive to existing constituencies than the initial proposals.
A FURTHER consultation into switching electoral wards into neighbouring constituencies could lead to major changes in Kirklees.