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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Citizen Help Map: can plot any of 10 different political districts and 13 different types of public buildings as well as provide tools to search the county for these services.
Since then, EPUD has tried on multiple occasions to true up the boundaries through annexation of the properties outside our political district.
Ultimately, negotiations could hinge not on whether all parties can agree on the three measures the governor has actually placed on the ballot - initiatives to control state spending, redraw political district lines and adjust teacher-tenure rules - but on whether an agreement can be reached on a fourth proposition the governor did not propose and has yet to weigh in on.
This particular legal case is only about the political districts drawn for legislative seats.
It [calls] for political districts rather than sectarian districts.
It is easy to try to blame right-wing groups like the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, but the vast majority of pro-Netanyahu Democrats are in safe political districts and there would be little negative political consequences of rejecting the Israeli prime minister's extremism and instead supporting Israeli moderates.
And it's not gerrymandering of political districts, which was our first guess.
The once-a-decade process of drawing political districts varies across the country.
1) These functions are achieved as a result of the recent availability of great desktop computational power, more easily learned and usable software, and publicly available databases that are necessary for drawing boundaries of political districts that meet multiple criteria.
Voters are turned off by the fact that there's little competition, due to the state's rigged political districts and the overwhelming powers of incumbency.
They find that a poor fit between newspaper markets and political districts reduces press coverage of politics.
9 million IDB loan will provide resources to empower the nation's 10 administrative and political districts to generate revenue, manage budgets, and undertake investments, making Government services more responsive to the local needs of citizens.

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