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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If, as is being predicted, there is a general election, I hope the electorate who believe in democracy will remember that if their MP attempted to prevent the wish of the people, they should not attempt to re-elect that person.
Whatever happens the electorate will have another say whenever the General Election is called, be it after a Brexit or a No Brexit.
Mr Nyanga Nyanga said some electorate wanted to transfer to places that they were not resident; something he stated had resulted in his office issuing one notice of rejection and turning away several others after explaining to them (electorate) the consequences of voter trafficking.
If our local politicians do not agree that it should be an offence to mislead the electorate, they must tell us why the electorate should not have politicians of the highest integrity.
A breakdown of the turnout figures in all 20 ward seats in Walsall saw Paddock post the highest figure of 40.23 per cent, while in Palfrey it was 36.2 per cent and St Matthews saw 36 per cent of the electorate turn out.
How can a leader sit and eat comfortably with reports of his electorate dying of starvation?
I HAVE been fascinated by the way in which the Labour opposition in Parliament, supported by most of the small parties, have been pushing for a second referendum on the grounds that the British electorate did not know what they were voting for in 2016.
Because of our (the electorate's) small-minded adherence to the accepted party lines, we will end up returning most of the present MPs to parliament, when they deserve to be sacked.
The Indian electorate hadn't given a clearer mandate favouring one party or alliance since 1984, with every single government since the 1989 elections being cobbled together through a coalition (until 2014).
The following deputies have been elected to replace 3 former retired deputies: Gurbangul Atayewa in electorate 54 "Baydak" of Dashoguz Region, Ata Serdarow in electorate 106 "Vekil" of Mary Region, Mekan Gurbanow in electorate 109 "Sakarchage" of Mary Region.
There was wild jubilation by the electorate in Mallar Giji polling unit in Bogoro local government area of Bauchi as the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bala Mohammed defeated the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate and incumbent Governor of the state, Mohammed Abubakar in the supplementary election held on Saturday.
Debates are for the electorate. Debates will enable the electorate to check for the presence and confluence of the collective and individual competencies they look for in their candidates.