constituency constituency  /kən ˈstɪ tʃu ən si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the body of voters who elect a representative for their area

News

  1. New Dist. 57 board member hopes to help maintain “spectacular” schools

    John Krupa, the newest school board member in Mount Prospect Elementary District 57, believes he represents a growing constituency in the community. "There are lots of people like me moving to Mount Prospect," said Krupa, a 33-year-old husband and father. "One of the key reasons is the spectacular school system. I want to do my part in maintaining that level of quality."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  2. Stupid Moon Finally Put To Good Use For Beer Billboard

    Aside from a brief cameo in 1985's Teen Wolf, the Moon's personal brand has suffered tremendously since the late 1960s. Any millennial expert will tell you that your career can't survive long on the fumes of tidal constituency or the tours of aging rock stars. So we were pleased to learn that our favorite celestial body has decided to enter an exciting partnership with Corona. [ more › ]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  3. PSU denied due process

    By Tribune-Review In his column “Penn State’s progress” (June 4 and TribLIVE.com), fellow Penn State Trustee Keith Eckel criticized a “well-funded and highly vocal constituency” that, in ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

Quotes

  1. "For more than 25 years, Don has represented his constituency with passion, loyalty and great diligence," Selig said. "Although we have had our differences, I have always respected his role. In recent years, we have worked together to find...
    on Jun 22, 2009 By: Bud Selig Source: MLB.com

  2. "It is also a reality that the practice of mountaintop removal mining has a diminishing constituency in Washington. It is not a widespread method of mining, with its use confined to only three states. Most members of Congress, like most Americans,...
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Robert Byrd Source: istockAnalyst.com (press release)

  3. "Many Canadians, especially mothers of babies and small children in my own constituency of Ottawa West-Nepean, have expressed their concern to me about the risks of bisphenol A in baby bottles," said Canada's Environment Minister John Baird....
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: John Baird Source: Market Wire (press release)

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