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electorates, plural;
  1. All the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote in an election

  2. The office or territories of a German elector

  1. the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote
  2. (electoral) of or relating to elections; "electoral process"
  3. (Electoral) An election is a formal decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office. Encyclpoedia Britanica Online. Accessed August 18, 2009 Elections have been the usual mechanism by which modern representative democracy operates since the 17th century. ...
  4. The collective people of a country, state, or electoral district who are entitled to vote; The geographic area encompassing an electoral district; The dominion of an Elector in the Holy Roman Empire
  5. An area represented by one or more members of parliament. Also known as a seat, division or a constituency. For the Legislative Assembly there are three electorates: Brindabella, Ginninderra and Molonglo. Brindabella and Ginninderra each elect five Members and Molonglo elects seven Members.
  6. The geographical area represented by a Member of Parliament. The lower House has 5 electorates, each returning five Members; the upper House has 15 electorates, or divisions, each returning one Member. ...
  7. A geographic area defined and named by the Representation Commission to elect an electorate MP. There are two types of electorate, General and Mäori.
  8. The total number of all qualified voters within specified boundaries. The boundaries of an electorate can be changed.
  9. 85,551 (83,825 in contested seats) Turnout: 80.2%
  10. All those who have a right to vote in an election
  11. People who are registered to vote in elections.
  12. The collective name given to all the people who have the right to vote.
  13. A body of registered voters that will decide who is to represent them.