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seat distribution is not well-aligned with population distribution, at least according to the imperfect lists of registered voters, meaning that some electoral districts have "more" seats than others based on the comparative populations -- ( see chart).
j] for each candidate refer only to the aggregate characteristics of each district (one might argue that this demographic effect could be biased due to the endogenous targeting of political campaigns to specific demographic groups, but due to the difficulty in finding proper instruments to tease-out these endogenous effects for all 6,266 electoral districts, I leave this effort for future research).
Derwyn Shea, Member for the electoral district of High Park-Swansea (1995 to 1999)
The elections were scheduled to take place in March, but the electoral district law was ruled unconstitutional.
The demarcation of each electoral district is based on the boundaries of its respective governorate.
Noting the March 14 coalition has presented a proposal that would divide Lebanon into 50 small districts under a winner-takes-all system, Fatfat said the March 8 parties supported the government's draft electoral law based on a proportional representation system with 13 medium-sized electoral districts and a proposal put forward by the Orthodox Gathering.
The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission of Ontario is determining new electoral districts and putting Brant under the gun when it comes to balancing adjoining districts.
I focus here on a significant but largely unnoticed institutional reform--municipal mergers--that has resulted in a form of redistricting whereby the boundaries of electoral districts are redrawn according to new administrative boundaries.
28, in those electoral districts where none of the candidates reaches more than 50% of the valid votes.
Summary: JEDDAH: The Administrative Court (Court of Grievances) in Jeddah has informed Jeddah Mayor Hani Abu Ras that the court's verdict on disputed results of municipal elections in one of the city electoral districts is final.
37) In addition, the Supply Act (38) voted $2,000 for public works to each of the 18 electoral districts, which had separate "public works accounts" (sometimes called "special grant" accounts) with the Board of Works.
The Council of the Armed Forces in Egypt, which has been managing the country since former President Hosni Mubarak stepped down from power on February 11, will soon pass an electoral law with changes to the electoral districts and the parliamentary elections which are expected to take place at the end of 2011, the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported Monday.