1 An electoral district (also known as a constituency) is a whole or a part of a state’s territory or a territorial subdivision, in which voters choose their representatives in elections for specified posts (eg president) or in order to act in specified functions (eg to represent a given group—parliamentary or local elections). The character of electoral districts is one of three fundamental elements, apart from the electoral formula and the vote’s structure, of each electoral system, which determine its type as well as its political consequences. The decision...
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