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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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The British electorate produced a good result that has kept the economy on the mend, Britain's place in Europe secure and the Kingdom united; and this despite -not because of -- the efforts of the politicians
As the number of electorates is to be increased, the Redistribution Committee is particularly interested in receiving suggestions for names for the electorates, Mr Green said.
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.
The MQM leaders earlier criticized the court verdict saying why only Karachi was single out for new electorates whereas that was due all over the country.
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.
Most of the electorate now feel totally isolated from the policy and direction the country or council areas now per sue.
As the constituency size of 77,120 seems acceptable there is a most powerful case for this to be applied to 22 seats in the lower part of Wales, and for 8 seats to be allocated to the upper (northern) part at an average constituency size of 73,125 that would easily fulfil the criterion of each constituency having an electorate of more than 73,000.
As the constituency size of 77,119 appears acceptable, there is a powerful case for this to be applied to 22 seats in the lower part of Wales, and for eight seats to be allocated to the upper (northern) part at an average constituency size of 73,122 that would still satisfy the criterion of each constituency having an electorate of more than 73,000.
Both Sharon Bird and Jennie George expressed their support at the Parliament House event, and Ms Bird welcomed events in her electorate to raise awareness of the campaign.
While this trend has been well documented, the transformation of the parties' primary electorates has undergone much less empirical scrutiny.
Yet the Welsh electorate no more has a clear, articulate voice than my mum's Labrador has a degree in astrophysics.
They need a centralized state to run the euro but there is no solid political will among Europe's electorates for that centralized state.