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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 primaries were conducted in eleven (11) out 33 constituencies namely: Asuogyaman, Lower Manya Krobo, Upper Manya Krobo, Afram Plains North, Afram Plains South, Upper West Akim, Nsawam-Adoagyiri, Suhum, Ayensuano, Abirem and Abuakwa North.
The Assembly premised its call on the fact that the state was divided into 32 state constituencies based on the 1991 population figure while there had been over 60 per cent increase in population going by the 2006 census figure.
He further wanted to know what was done to support local contractors within the respective constituencies.
The petitioners requested the court to set aside the ECP's Jan 25 notification changing the provincial assembly's constituencies in Mardan, including PK-49, PK- 50, PK- 52, PK-53 and PK-54.
Announcing names of the two constituencies, Hinjili and Bijepur seats, from where he will be contesting, Patnaik on Monday also declared the first list of candidates for 54 Assembly constituencies and nine candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
After incorporation of ECP, the final list of constituencies has been published now in accordance with the provisions of section 21 of the Elections Act, 2017 read with rule 14 of the Election Rules, 2017.
The notification said to facilitate the general public and for the sake of transparency of the delimitation process, the preliminary list of constituencies of the provincial assembly pertaining to erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas was also made available on Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)'s official website.
After incorporation of ECP, the final list of constituencies has been published now in accordance with the provisions of section 21 of the Elections Act, 2017 read with rule 14 of the Election Rules, 2017.The final list of constituencies of the provincial assembly, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in respect of erstwhile FATA, specifying the areas included in each constituency on form 7.It said that for the purpose of the delimitation of constituencies of the Provincial Assembly in respect of 16 general seats allocated to the erstwhile FATA promulgated on 4th June, 2018, a delimitation committee was constituted on August 28, 2018, and also issued timelines for the said activity.
You cannot just kill minority constituencies. We will fight it tooth and nail," he said.
DPT also won from the two constituencies in Trashiyangtse and Zhemgang.
We wanted to look at a number of things and maybe possibly change hours, or the way the hours when you're in the legislature start Monday afternoon and leave Friday morning, so that people could get to Cape Breton and Yarmouth from their constituencies or get in.
The highest voter turnout is witnessed in constituencies won by the PPP, while, in contrast, the lowest turnout is seen in the constituencies bagged by the PTI, which are 14 out of 21.