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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Name, Constituency - Ian Lang, Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Sahibzada Nazir Sultan of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) accused the ECP of violating its own rules, saying that the ECP had 'ruined' his constituency in Jhang (NA-90).
Each constituency is expected to get Sh86 million, down from the previous Sh101 million.
The first constituency of Punjab Assembly would be Attock and last would be Rajanpur.
In Gaborone Bonnington South constituency Mr Christian Nthuba won by 865 votes, beating Mr Pelonomi Bantsi who got 629 votes.
Mandalgarh (Rajasthan) [India], Jan 7 ( ANI ): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released the names for the upcoming by-elections to the Parliamentary constituency and Legislative Assembly Constituency of Rajasthan and West Bengal.
Similarly, Hemant Gurung, who contested from Lhamoidzingkha Tashiding constituency in Dagana in 2013 elections, has joined the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT).
Currently there are 11 constituencies in Peshawar with regard to population while new delimitation in constituencies will allow Peshawar to obtain three extra constituencies while Swat and Lower Dir are also expected to have one extra constituency each.
Former prime ministers JN Khanal, Madhav Nepal, former speaker Suvash Nembang, former ministers Dr Sekhar Koirala, Dr Shashank Koirala, Ramchandra Poudel, Arjun Nar singh KC, Dr Ramsharan Mahat, Prakashman Singh were also unable to take part in election campaigns organized by the party in other districts as they had to look after their own electoral constituency.
But under plans drawn up by the Boundary Commission for England, the Handsworth Wood ward will become part of the West Bromwich constituency.
A nominee must be a registered geographical constituency elector aged 21 or above, and have ordinarily resided in Hong Kong for the three years immediately preceding the nomination," a spokesman for the Registration and Electoral Office (REO) said today (December 1).
The significant changes include one constituency straddling the River Tees, and the boroughs of both Middlesbrough and Stockton divided between three constituencies each.