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electorate

noun American voters, body politic, general election voters, registered voters, voters
Associated concepts: electoral college, elector
See also: constituency
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The decision of the British electorate on May 7 to keep the Conservative government in power may grate with many people who regard the Conservatives as a nasty privileged party of ruthless upper class toffs, but it will enable them to finish the job of steering the economy from chaos to prosperity.
The ACT Redistribution Committee is publishing an official notice tomorrow inviting suggestions for boundaries and names for the ACT s electorates.
Third, in the present equation Sisi represents the military establishment, which weighs in the mind of the Egyptian electorate more heavily than individual political parties whose performance has yet to be tested.
The MQM leader said that the court ordered the ECP a year ago to create new electorates according to the spirit of the constitution and law and the ECP did not begin the exercise because delimitation prior to national census was not legal.
PRINCETON, NJ -- The composition of the electorate for the 2012 presidential election is looking quite similar to what it was in 2008 as well as 2004, according to an analysis of the demographics of Gallup's likely voter sample since Oct.
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.
Even allowing for the proposed 30 seats for Wales, the average constituency electorate for the proposed seven seats for North Wales is 77,119, while for the remaining 23 seats it is just 75,729.
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.
In this article, we trace changes in the Southern Democratic and Republican primary electorates between 1988 and 2008 to explore the implications of the regional realignment for nomination politics.
Trying to give electorates an articulate voice and say definitively
The question then is whether this type of Europe--a flexible collection of nation states committed to cooperation but not union--may prove so attractive to the electorates of the euro-zone that deep integration never achieves popular political backing and "enhanced cooperation" among EMU members never gets off the ground.