What is electoral district?

Electoral District

An electoral district (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area or electorate) is a distinct territorial subdivision for holding a separate election for one or more seats in a legislative body. Generally, only voters who reside within the geographical bounds of an electoral district (constituents) are permitted to vote in an election held there. '

Read more about Electoral District.

Some articles on electoral district:

Electoral District - Non-geographic Democratic Systems
... Not all democratic political systems use separate districts to conduct elections Israel, for instance, conducts parliamentary elections as a single, nationwide entity ...
Cochrane (disambiguation) - Places
... Canada Cochrane, Alberta Cochrane Lake, Alberta Cochrane District, Ontario Cochrane, Ontario, a town within the above district Cochrane, Unorganized, North Part, an unorganized area within the ...
Steve West (politician) - Political Career
... a two race over New Democrat candidate Mervin Stephenson in the electoral district of Vermilion-Viking ... in 1993, West ran for his third term in the new electoral district of Vermilion-Lloydminster ... showing by the Liberal candidate West won the new district by increasing his popular vote ...
Sunbury (provincial Electoral District)
... Sunbury was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada ... the 1973 redistribution when New Brunswick moved to single member districts from Bloc voting ... The other seat was assigned to the new electoral district of Oromocto, created in 1973 ...
South Bourke, Evelyn And Mornington Province - Members of South Bourke, Evelyn and Mornington
... Dane later represented the Electoral district of Warrnambool in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from November 1864 ... Chapman later represented the Electoral district of St Kilda in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from January 1858 and Electoral district of Mornington from August 1861 ...

Famous quotes containing the words district and/or electoral:

    Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)

    Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)