electorate


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electorate

1. the body of all qualified voters
2. History the rank, position, or territory of an elector of the Holy Roman Empire
3. Austral and NZ the area represented by a Member of Parliament
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Like the British electorate the Turkish Cypriots have chosen well.
For the first time, the ACT will be divided into 5 electorates each returning 5 Members to the Legislative Assembly.
Despite unrelenting demonstrations and explosions in Cairo and elsewhere, he is not expected to lose the election, not because the electorate understands, appreciate or supports Sisi's ideology, but because it favors stability.
03 percent of the overall electorate, then came the fourth constituency with 108,395 voters (48,525 men and 59,870 women), 25.
The lack of change in the composition of the electorate in recent years is not unexpected, given that there are limits on how great a share of the electorate a subgroup can represent -- mainly its share of the overall U.
Unfortunately in this day and age, the considerations of the electorate come second behind party and personal power.
Candidates in all layers of council or government will be forced to up their game, working much harder for the electorate, perhaps questioning the party line and opting out of the whip.
Even taking the proposed 30 seats for Wales, the mean constituency electorate for the proposed 7 seats in North Wales is close to 77,120, while that for the remaining 23 seats it is just 75,730.
As for the distribution according to age, young people under 35 represent 30% of the electorate, it noted.
Under it, a successful candidate needs the support of only a minority of the electorate.
Promise the electorate a say in decision making and you will win.
With a campaign focus on Mr Albanese's electorate, there are other activities being planned at community locations and Mr Albanese has been invited to meet with nurses from his electorate.