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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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The city was divided into three electoral districts in 2009.
It relies on a latent-space reduction leading to a model that summarizes, with a few latent dimensions, the diversity of preferences across the 6,266 electoral districts.
Hugh Patrick O'Neil, Member for the electoral district of Quinte (1975 to 1995)
The main issue from the government's view was the flawed law distributing individual parliamentary seats over electoral districts.
The second round of elections will be held in Karkalpakstan Republic, Andijan, Bukhara, Jizzakh, Navoi, Samarkand, Syrdarya, Khorezm, Kashkadarya regions and Tashkent city (one electoral district each), Namangan and Tashkent regions (two electoral districts each), Ferghana region (three electoral districts) and Surkhandarya region (five electoral districts).
Cairo, Egypt's most populous city, has the lion's share of constituencies with 48 electoral districts, according to Refaat Qumsan, an adviser to the prime minister.
demarcation of the electoral districts as follows -- Muharraq Governorate, Northern Governorate and Southern Governorate.
The first article of the resolution stipulates the demarcation of the electoral districts as follows:
manipulation, analysis and mapping at both the electoral district, governorate and national level.
Parliament enacted a law last November to reduce vote weight disparities by cutting the number of lower house single-seat constituencies to 295 from 300, but the December election was conducted with the same zoning of electoral districts as in the 2009 contest.
In addition to the type of the electoral system and the size of electoral districts, he said the subcommittee will also discuss a Cabinet proposal for increasing the number of Parliament members from the current 128 to 134 to allot six seats for Lebanese expatriates.
Mohamed Morsi has decreed that Egyptians will not be able to vote outside their designated electoral districts