electoral district

electoral district (plural electoral districts)

  1. (politics) A district represented by one or more elected officials.
    Synonyms: constituency, district, electorate, riding, ward
    When comparing voting systems, it is important to know how many representatives are elected from each electoral district.
  • French: circonscription
  • German: Wahlkreis
  • Italian: circoscrizione elettorale, collegio elettorale, distretto elettorale
  • Portuguese: circunscrição eleitoral (Brazil), círculo eleitoral (Portugal)
  • Russian: избира́тельный о́круг
  • Spanish: circunscripción electoral, distrito electoral

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