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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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For his part, Member of Parliament for Takatokwane constituency, Mr Ngaka Ngaka promised the electorates that he would continue fighting for the tarring of the Letlhakeng Kaudwane road, which was one of the major development concerns for the area.
The Bill will entrench the two sections establishing the Maori electorates so there will be equal status for general electorate seats and Maori electorate seats.
Identifying good and bad electorates and grading them can be an interesting exercise.
One can hardly claim that it is because there are several reasons that caused the electorate to vote in favor of the constitution, and all of them a sign of appreciation for the military regime.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan late last month ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to review the electorates of Karachi, the country's financial capital and carry out delimitation of the constituencies.
Synopsis: Gallup's estimates of the demographic composition of the 2012 electorate are similar to its 2008 estimates, with many changes likely reflecting changes in the larger adult population rather than differential turnout by group this year.
Those who sadly believe a Mayoral system will improve the electorates input on policy - one man or women in total control - are living in cloud cuckoo land and with the fairies.
Even taking the proposed 30 seats for Wales there is a powerful case for at least one more seat to be allocated to North Wales, especially as seats in the North East corner have unduly large electorates at close to 80,000, in two instances in excess of 80,000.
The proposed seven seats out of 30 is well below due proportion and calls for an allocation of at least one more seat to North Wales, especially as seats in the North East corner have unduly large electorates at close to 80,000 and in two instances in excess of 80,000.
Final push of the Budget 2010 postcards, focusing on the electorates of Bennelong (Maxine McKew), Grayndler (Anthony Albanese) and Cunningham (Sharon Bird) as below:
Schaller 2006), it has also brought about major changes in the parties' primary electorates, voters who serve as powerful gatekeepers--and potential kingmakers--on the road to the White House.
When it comes to elections, the sheer number of conflicting reasons, opinions, political allegiances and local events turns electorates into tongue-lolling bundles of crazy.