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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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Tokyo Election Commission, (70) sustained the constitutionality of the Public Office Election Law, as revised in 1994, to provide for single-member election districts for the House of Representatives, and upheld the election results in Tokyo's fifth election district, which had been held in October 1996 in accordance with the revised law.
B below, the "one person, one vote" principle of the Equal Protection Clause requires that election districts contain roughly the same number of people so that everyone is represented equally in the political process.
is divided into election districts and each of these election districts (E.
This variable has a natural order to the values it takes on, with each succeeding value indicating a higher level of underlying electoral strength in an election district for either the DPP or the KMT.
In earlier decisions on the issue, the Court had seemed to take a harder line against using race in drawing election districts.
The national election district will be divided into 9 regions for distribution of mandates between candidates on the lists of political parties:- Batken region;- Bishkek city;- Jalal-Abad region;- Issyk-Kul region;- Naryn region;- Osh region;- Osh city;- Talas region;- Chui region.
Next, have a student draw their state's shape on the board, with an inkblotor snake-shaped election district within that state outline.
In Hays, the Court held that only a person residing within an election district may contend that the district lines were drawn unconstitutionally in violation of equal protection.
Businesses in the Tamuning election district reported $4.
McNiff, spokesman for the Secretary of State's office, said municipalities will have to approve the redistricting and submit it to the Election District Review Commission by June 15.
By limiting the ballot in every election district to one candidate, the law reduced the ability of Islamists to win seats since they went up against tribal alliances in the kingdom.
House leaders act to protect people such as minority whip Tom DeLay, whose blatant thuggery in changing Texas election district lines may cause his indictment.