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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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Last year the body scrapped plans to put Meriden and Knowle in with Coventry North West's Parliamentary constituency which would have seen the borough being redrawn into three Parliamentary constituencies rather than two.
The Boundary Commission is carrying out a review of the boundaries of Parliamentary constituencies across the UK.
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With voting underway in all 13 parliamentary constituencies of Punjab, Cricketer Harbhajan Singh also arrived at a polling booth in Jalandhar's Garhi village to cast his vote.
The final phase of polling is currently underway in 59 parliamentary constituencies spread over seven states and the Union Territory of Chandigarh.
BN lost in five of the 26 parliamentary constituencies and 18 of the 56 state seats in Johor that year, in contrast to the single parliamentary seat and six state seats won by Opposition parties in the 2008 general election.
Summary: Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India] May 19 (ANI): An estimated voter turnout of 56.55 per cent was recorded till 4 pm on Sunday in four parliamentary constituencies across Himachal Pradesh where over 50 lakh voters are likely to cast their votes in the last phase of Lok Sabha election.
'I agree and am confident that the Rembau, Teluk Kemang and Seremban parliamentary constituencies must remain in our hands to ensure the BN's two-thirds comfortable majority in the state,' he said at a press conference for the launch of the Rembau BN Youth Brigade.
Summary: Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], May 19 (ANI): An estimated voter turnout of 70.97 per cent was recorded till 6 pm on Sunday in three parliamentary constituencies in Jharkhand, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has said.
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All 13 Parliamentary constituencies in Punjab and the Union Territory of Chandigarh went for polls on Sunday along with six other states for a total of 59 Lok Sabha seats in the last phase.

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