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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 order further says 'the commission respects the Parliament and parliamentary committees but as the delimitation of constituencies is the sole mandate of the ECP under the Constitution and law, therefore, representations, if any, by aggrieved person can be filed in the manner provided under the law and rules, as the law and rules does not permit any other form of representations.
In its maiden meeting the National Assembly's Special Committee dubbed the delimitation of constituencies proposed by the Election Commission full of errors and an anomalous list.
He could not confirm the exact number of constituencies that benefited from the Sh 10 billion.
In Punjab, the constituencies of NA would befrom NA-55 to NA-195.
The constituencies of NA in KP would be from NA-1 to NA-39 while in FATA, the constituencies of NA from 40 to 51.
He hit out at proposals to cut the number of Birmingham MPs from ten to nine, and to re-draw constituencies so that some Birmingham residents are represented by Black Country MPs.
The Returning Officers for the three geographical constituencies and one functional constituency in the by-election have been appointed.
A report to a council committee found councillors had the following concerns: |Middlesbrough would lose its identity; |Middlesbrough would be the minority authority for each of the constituencies and therefore may not be the focus for any one of the Parliamentary candidates; |Middlesbrough is the central district for Teesside - new constituencies don't reflect this; |The public may become very confused; |The Middlesbrough and Stockton South constituency would see two town centres, and | Councillors also asked how increases in the electorate in areas with large housing developments will affect the planned changes.
I hope that others will accept the logic of the Boundary Commissioners draft proposal for the Colne Valley and Huddersfield constituencies, as I do.
But Matthew William Hancox said: "It's about time constituencies were rebalanced.
New constituencies are expected to be in place by the time of the next general election.
Several court verdicts ordered that elections be repeated in the constituencies of Damanhour centre in Beheira, Al-Raml constituency in Alexandria, as well as the two constituencies of Al-Wasty and Beni Suef centre in Beni Suef.