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constituencies, plural;
  1. A body of voters in a specified area who elect a representative to a legislative body
    • - the politician who wishes to remain in the good graces of his constituency
  2. The area represented in this way

  3. A body of customers or supporters
    • - a constituency of racing fans

  1. the body of voters who elect a representative for their area
  2. A constituency is any cohesive body of people bound by shared identity, goals, or loyalty. Constituency can be used to describe a business's customer base and shareholders, or a charity's donors or those it serves. ...
  3. Constituency is used as a term for an administrative division in Namibia and the Canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.
  4. France is divided into 577 circonscriptions or constituencies for legislative elections. Deputies are elected in a two round system to a term that is for a maximum of five years. The last redistricting took place in 1986.
  5. In the United Kingdom (UK), each of the electoral areas or divisions called constituencies elects one or more members to a parliament or assembly.
  6. (Constituencies (Sweden)) The electoral system in Sweden is proportional. Of the 349 seats in the national diet, the unicameral Riksdag, 310 are fixed constituency seats (valkretsmandat) allocated to constituencies in relation to the number of people entitled to vote in each constituency ( ...
  7. (Constituencies (Welsh Assembly)) National Assembly for Wales constituencies and electoral regions were first used for the 1999 elections. New boundaries came into use for the 2007 elections. The total numbers of constituencies and regions (40 constituencies and five regions) remained the same.
  8. A district represented by one or more elected officials; The voters within such a district; An interest group or fan base
  9. The area of voters that a politician represents
  10. Constituencies are used to elect members to legislatures.
  11. The area in Canada that a Member of Parliament represents in the House of Commons (also known as a riding or electoral district).
  12. A voting district.  In Alberta there are 83 constituencies; each elects one Member of the Legislative Assembly.
  13. Area that an elected politician is responsible for and accountable to.For example, ward councillors at a local authority level are responsible to the people in that ward and should represent their needs and interests at Council.
  14. When used to refer to business entities, those entities for which constituent filed documents are filed with the Secretary of State.
  15. "Implicit in the purpose of a Computer Security Incident Response Team is the existence of a constituency. This is the group of users, sites, networks or organizations served by the team. The team must be recognized by its constituency in order to be effective. ...
  16. Political district within Great Britain. Each constituency has its own MP in the House, that is supposed to represent the constituency's interest in politics and government.
  17. All of the voters in a particular district.
  18. A geographical district from which a Member of Parliament is elected. For example the House of Assembly in Barbados is comprised of 30 MPs, each from a single-seat constituency; whereas there are 15 elected members to the House of Representatives in Grenada.
  19. Geographical area that an elected representative or group of representatives represents. In Hillingdon there are 3 Parliamentary constituencies (Hayes and Harlington, Ruislip Northwood & Pinner and Uxbridge & South Ruislip) each electing one representative at General Elections (MP). ...
  20. the individuals who live within the geographical area represented by an elected official. More narrowly, the body of citizens eligible to vote for a particular representative.
  21. geographic areas that elect a single MP to Parliament
  22. The electoral unit into which voters are organised to pick a representative in the Dewan Rakyat or a state legislative assembly.