what is electoral constituencies?

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


The names for electoral districts vary across countries and, occasionally, for the office being elected. The term constituency is commonly used to refer to an electoral district; it can also refer to the body of eligible voters within the represented area. Similarly, in Australia and New Zealand, electoral districts are called electorates, however elsewhere the term electorate generally refers specifically to the body of voters


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 In our country we follo an area based representation.. the country is divided into different areas for the purpose of election.. dese areas are called electoral constituencies.. cheers!!!

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The people who would be represented by the seeking office holder. The constituency of a congress person is his-her congressional districts voting citizens...the constituency of a Senator would be all the state's voters...and a potential Presidents constituency would be all voters in the entire country 

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