Definitions for Constituency
kənˈstɪtʃ u ən sicon·stituen·cy
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Constituency.
the body of voters who elect a representative for their area
A district represented by one or more elected officials.
John was elected to parliament from the Bedford constituency.
The voters within such a district.
An interest group or fan base.
An electoral district, also known as an election district, legislative district, voting district, constituency, riding, ward, division, or (election) precinct is a subdivision of a larger state (a country, administrative region, or other polity) created to provide its population with representation in the larger state's legislative body. That body, or the state's constitution or a body established for that purpose, determines each district's boundaries and whether each will be represented by a single member or multiple members. Generally, only voters (constituents) who reside within the district are permitted to vote in an election held there. District representatives may be elected by a first-past-the-post system, a proportional representative system, or another voting method. They may be selected by a direct election under universal suffrage, an indirect election, or another form of suffrage.
A constituency is a group of people or voters in a specific area who elect a representative to a legislative body, such as a parliament, senate or congress. Alternatively, it can also refer to a body of supporters or customers that a person, organization or business depends on for support, approval, or trade.
a body of constituents, as the body of citizens or voters in a representative district
An area defined in a form of unity government legislation which represents a specific form of unity government electoral area on a map.
Political constituencies are vital in a democratic society and system.
Submitted by MaryC on January 24, 2020
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The numerical value of Constituency in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Constituency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Every Labour MP who is standing in Scotland is effectively fighting for their political career, i doubt they will lose all of their seats but the Labour Party cannot presume that any constituency is going to present them with a safe victory.
Muhammad Ssegirinya wanted to spray the whole Kawempe North constituency with perfume every morning so that people can breathe nice and clean fresh air
I think he will continue with Abdullah's reforms. He realises the importance of this. He's not conservative in person, but he values the opinion of the conservative constituency of the country, king Abdullah was willing to challenge the conservatives, but not to crush them. Salman respected the status quo. He wanted reform but was very much connected to the tribal mentality, the conservative nature of his constituency.
I decided to invite Donald Trump on his visit to Britain to come with me to my constituency because he has problems with Mexicans and he has problems with Muslims, as you know my wife is Mexican and my constituency is very, very multi-cultural so what I was going to do was go down to the mosque with him and let him talk to people there.
I doubt they will lose all of their seats but the Labour Party cannot presume that any constituency is going to present them with a safe victory.
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Translations for Constituency
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- دائرة إنتخابيةArabic
- εκλογική περιφέρειαGreek
- distrito electoralSpanish
- circonscription, circonscription électoraleFrench
- चुनाव क्षेत्रHindi
- collegio elettorale, circoscrizioneItalian
- círculo eleitoral, distrito eleitoralPortuguese
- circumscripție electoralăRomanian
- избирательный округRussian
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