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Florida is one of the first states that sort of gives the legislature a very clear criteria for re-drawing electoral district maps. Basically, all the criteria do is tell the legislators that you can't draw a seat that helps yourself or a political party. That's really critical.
Dan Gelber

Meaning of "electoral district" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ELECTORAL DISTRICT

electoral district  [ɪˈlɛktərəl ˈdɪstrɪkt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ELECTORAL DISTRICT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Electoral district is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ELECTORAL DISTRICT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Electoral district

An electoral district 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 are permitted to vote in an election held there.

Definition of electoral district in the English dictionary

The definition of electoral district in the dictionary is an area that is considered as unit for the purposes of an election.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ELECTORAL DISTRICT


abstrict
æbˈstrɪkt
astrict
əˈstrɪkt
charact
ˈkærɪkt
constrict
kənˈstrɪkt
derestrict
ˌdiːrɪˈstrɪkt
district
ˈdɪstrɪkt
interdistrict
ˌɪntəˈdɪstrɪkt
redistrict
ˌriːˈdɪstrɪkt
restrict
rɪˈstrɪkt
strict
strɪkt
subdistrict
ˈsʌbˌdɪstrɪkt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ELECTORAL DISTRICT

electioneer
electioneerer
electioneering
elections judge
elective
elective surgery
electively
elector
electoral
electoral boundaries
electoral college
electoral map
electoral register
electoral roll
electoral vote
electorally
electorate
electoress
electorial
electorship

WORDS THAT END LIKE ELECTORAL DISTRICT

Congressional district
consolidated school district
diamond district
federal district
green light district
Lake District
Manhattan District
metropolitan district
Peak District
red-light district
rural district
school district
urban district

Synonyms and antonyms of electoral district in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «electoral district» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ELECTORAL DISTRICT

Find out the translation of electoral district to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of electoral district from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «electoral district» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

选举区
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

distrito electoral
570 millions of speakers

English

electoral district
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चुनावी जिला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

منطقة انتخابية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

избирательный округ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

distrito eleitoral
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নির্বাচনী জেলার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

circonscription
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Daerah pilihan raya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wahlbezirk
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

選挙区
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선거 지구
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Distrik pemilihan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khu vực bầu cử
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தேர்தல் மாவட்டத்தில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निवडणूक जिल्हा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Seçim bölgesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

distretto elettorale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

okręg wyborczy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

виборчий округ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

circumscripție electorală
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εφορευτικών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verkiesings distrik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

valdistrikt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

valgdistrikt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of electoral district

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ELECTORAL DISTRICT»

The term «electoral district» is normally little used and occupies the 124.745 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ELECTORAL DISTRICT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «electoral district» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «electoral district» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about electoral district

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QUOTES WITH «ELECTORAL DISTRICT»

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Dan Gelber
Florida is one of the first states that sort of gives the legislature a very clear criteria for re-drawing electoral district maps. Basically, all the criteria do is tell the legislators that you can't draw a seat that helps yourself or a political party. That's really critical.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ELECTORAL DISTRICT»

Discover the use of electoral district in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to electoral district and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Farmers' Bulletin
BRITISH COLUMBIA Open seasons: Dates inclusive Eastern district:** Bull moose, in Atlin, Fort George, Peace River, Cariboo, and Omineca electoral districts; that part of Skeena electoral district lying in the eastern district; Kam- loops ...
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Game laws for the season 1932-33: a summary of federal, ...
Bull caribou, in eastern district 40 except in Mackenzie and Skeena electoral districts, Cariboo electoral district west of Fraser River, and except south of main line Canadian Pacific Railway.. Sept. 1-Dec. 15. Bull elk (wapiti) in Fernie and ...
H. P. Sheldon, Frank G. Grimes, United States. Dept. of Agriculture, 1932
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Acts Passed at the First Session of the Legislative Assembly ...
Be it enacted by the council and home of-a^^,,^ representatives of tlte territory of Wisconsin, That the county of Brown and the counties thereunto attached • for judcial purposes, shall form the first electoral district and shall be entitled to elect  ...
Wisconsin, 1867
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Constitutions of Nations
or two or more total number of such electors or any combination of them and the addition of one such elector would entitle one electoral district to return an additional member, the determination of the electoral district to which one such elector ...
Amos J. Peaslee, 1985
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Laws of Wisconsin Territory
Be it enacted by the council and house o/" Districts. representatives of the territory of Wisconsin, That the county of Brown and the counties thereunto attached for judcial purposes, shall form the first electoral district and shall be entitled to elect  ...
Wisconsin (Ter.), 1836
6
The Statute Laws of the Territory of Iowa, Enacted at the ...
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Iowa, That the counties of Du Buque, Clayton, Fayette, Delaware, and Buchanan, shall form the first electoral district, and shallbe entitled to three members of the ...
Iowa, 1839
7
Constitutional Law of 10 EU Member States: The 2004 Enlargement
Electoral districts are multi-mandate, i.e. more than one member is elected from every electoral district to the Riigikogu. In accordance with the number of the members of the Riigikogu, one hundred and one mandates are divided between the ...
C. A. J. M. Kortmann, J. W. A. Fleuren, Wim Voermans, 2006
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Laws of the Territory of Iowa Enacted at the Session of the ...
Fourth Electoral District, and shall be entitled to one member of the Council, and three members of the Houso of Representatives;—The Fifth district: County of Jefferson shall form the Fifth Electoral District, and shall be entitled to one member ...
Iowa, Theodore Lee Cole, 1840
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Hitler's Voice: Organisation & development of the Nazi Party:
Gau East Prussia, comprising the electoral district of East Prussia. Leader: Erich Koch, Konigsberg, Hinterrofigarten No. 14. 2. Gau Greater Berlin, comprising the administrative area of the 'Economic League ' of Greater Berlin. Leader: Dr.
Detlef Mühlberger, 2004
10
Acts Passed at the ... General Assembly of the State of ...
19 Haywood county—attached to tWelfth Congressional district, c 4, s 1, 14 attached to fifteenth electoral district, c 9, s 2, ' l9 Heirs—0f David M'Dowell—entry No. 1113 made to, made v0id, c 28, s7, 39 of Jas. Torbett—grant to issue to, 028,  ...
Tennessee, 1832

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ELECTORAL DISTRICT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term electoral district is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ruling Party Accepts Electoral Reform Plan
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party finally accepted an electoral district reform plan for House of Councillors elections that would significantly ... «Shingetsu News Agency, Jul 15»
2
Defiant Rajapaksa Files Nomination but Sirisena yet to Approve List
... Thursday filed his nomination papers for the August 17 Lankan parliamentary elections from the Kurunegala electoral district as a candidate ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
3
Rajapaksa to contest from Kurunegala: UPFA leader
Former President and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) leader Mahinda Rajapaksa will contest from the Kurunegala electoral district, according ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
4
Greece Crosses the Rubicon: Massive “No” Vote Endangers its …
In the far northeast electoral district of Alexandroupolis the “No” vote was 58.79%. It is a medium-sized city on the Greek-Turkish border on the ... «International Policy Digest, Jul 15»
5
Haggie secures Liberal nomination
Tonight's voting came after a second round of nominations that was forced by the redrawing of electoral district boundaries. Haggie had ... «Gander Beacon, Jul 15»
6
Mr. Mahinda Rajapakse signs nomination papers of the UPFA to …
... Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa signed nominations to contest under the United People's Freedom Alliance ticket for the Kurunegala electoral district. «SLBC, Jul 15»
7
The Greeks Have Spoken: What Happens Next? Exit from Eurozone?
Further, not a single electoral district of Greece voted for 'Yes'. No one in Greece had predicted such a massive victory for 'No' vote. «Center for Research on Globalization, Jul 15»
8
House performance lackluster yet again
... the granting of Rp 20 billion (US$1.5 million) annually in constituency funds to each lawmaker to develop their own electoral district. From the ... «Jakarta Post, Jul 15»
9
Local political season kicks off
... and mail-in voting, updates voter records, provides absentee voting services, and determines electoral district voting status for all voters. «ECU The East Carolinian, Jul 15»
10
Last chance for input on voting boundaries
This achieves both objectives of maintaining 18 MLAs in the Legislative Assembly as well as parity of voters within each electoral district and ... «Cayman News Service, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Electoral district [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/electoral-district>. Feb 2020 ».
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