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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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My party has had the privilege of serving in the Maori electorate seats for almost 90 years.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.