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  Constituency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Canada, constituencies are legally known as electoral districts (in French, circonscriptions) for Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assemblies at the provincial level, although "constituency" and the informal term "riding" (or "comté" in French) are also used.
The constituencies for the rest of the seats are the federal states, representatives being drawn from the top of their respective electoral lists.
Constituencies in the Republic of Ireland elect between three and five TDs, while constituencies between 1536 and 1800 in the Kingdom of Ireland used to return two MPs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Constituency   (915 words)

 Edinburgh North and Leith (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Edinburgh North and Leith is a constituency of the House of Commons of the UK Parliament.
A similar constituency, also called Edinburgh North and Leith, is used for the Scottish Parliament.
The constituency largely replaced Edinburgh Leith for the 1997 general election onwards.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Edinburgh_North_and_Leith_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (148 words)

 Constituency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In Canada, constituencies are legally known as electoral districts (in French, circonscriptions) for Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assemblies at the provincial level, although "constituency" and the informal term "riding" is also used.
The constituencies are divided so that each has approximately the same number of voters.
German electoral law dictates that the deviation from average of all constituencies shall not exceed a certain figure (see for example § 3 Abs.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Electoral_division   (833 words)

 Fermanagh and South Tyrone (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fermanagh and South Tyrone is a Parliamentary Constituency in the British House of Commons and also an Assembly constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly.
The seat was created in 1950 when the old Fermanagh and Tyrone two MP constituency was abolished as part of the final move to single member seats.
Throughout its history, Fermanagh and South Tyrone has seen a precarious balance between unionists and nationalist voters, though in recent years the nationalists have advanced significantly to be in a clear majority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fermanagh_&_South_Tyrone_(constituency)   (1220 words)

 Sriperumbudur constituency - Survey 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Considerable signifcance has been attached to the Sriperumbudur constituency ever since the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991, while participating just before he was to address an election meeting.
One of the features of this constituency is the presence of a number of industries including that of leading industrial units like Hyundai, Hindustan Motors and units of SIPCOT.
The anti-incumbency factor is very strong in almost the entire constituency and the people have expressed their wrath over the government's failure to provide adequate drinking water facilities and drought relief measures.
www.chennaionline.com /election04/sriperumbudur.asp   (543 words)

 Guidelines for Constituency Groups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The National League of Cities is a membership organization of general purpose local governments and state municipal leagues dedicated to advancing the public interest, building democracy and community, and improving the quality of life by strengthening the capacity of local governance and advocating the interests of local communities.
In order to be considered as an NLC constituency group, a total of 50 local officials representing not less than 10 states must express interest in establishing the new constituency group.
Constituency groups that existed before March 12, 1994 are urged to adopt bylaws that substantially conform to the model bylaws, if they have not already done so.
www.nlc.org /inside_nlc/constituency_groups/478.cfm   (1547 words)

 Dindigul Constituency - Survey 37   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Dindigul Constituency has an important distinction in the political history of Tamil Nadu, particularly for late MGR's AIADMK party.
Severe drought, scarcity of drinking water, crop failure and unemployment are the major problems in the constituency which have been focussed as the main election issues.
With the AIADMK strong in Usilampatti and Sholavandan segments and the Congress in Thirumangalam and Dindigul, while the contest is tough in Athur and Nilakkottai constituencies, a tough electoral battle between the two sides is on.
www.chennaionline.com /election04/dindigul.asp   (648 words)

 Scunthorpe (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scunthorpe is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Although there was talk in a local newspaper in the 1930s that the town of Scunthorpe should have a parliamentary constituency named after it, it was only after the boundary reviews implemented in 1997 that a constituency of this name was created.
Previous incarnations of a constituency containing the steel town and small towns and villages around it had been called (going backwards in time) Glanford and Scunthorpe, Brigg and Scunthorpe, and Brigg.
www.butte-silverbow.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Scunthorpe_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (218 words)

 Constituency Development
Not surprisingly, the value of constituencies is not well appreciated by the fledgling NGOs in Central Asia and they are not effective in building or using them to enhance their work.
Because constituency is so basic to achieving a strong NGO sector that forms the backbone of an informed and influential civil society, Counterpart will make constituency a major focus in the future.
The constituency development process could be compared with ripples on water when an NGO is a stone thrown in to the center.
www.cango.net.kg /news/archive/october-18-99/a0003.asp   (1118 words)

 Regional News of Tuesday, 27 April 2004
Paul Agiela, saying that the constituency had been directed by the National Secretariat of the party to use old ward chairmen, some of whom had lost their positions to new members, as delegates to vote in the primaries scheduled for Thursday April 29.
To satisfy this requirement, he said, the party required each polling station in the country to collate a photo album of all polling station executives, which was used in all the primaries conducted in the country including those conducted recently in the region.
He said there were even some contradictions with the list of names presented by the constituency secretary as delegates, adding, "it is an indication of the fact that the constituency executive were merely hand-picking their own representatives to suit their favourite Madam Khaldi".
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/regional/artikel.php?ID=56759   (414 words)

 Do Legislators’ Votes Reflect Constituency Preference?: Publications: The Independent Institute
The thrust of these studies is to discriminate between legislators’; votes driven by constituency preference—via the legislators’; self-interest in pleasing the constituency and thereby gaining reelection—and legislators’; votes driven by their own ideological preferences.
(Note that Table 1 is constructed for the case where the constituency preference is for the senators to vote yea.) In the table, the symbols are as follows: Y = yea, N = nay, (c) = constituency driven, (i) = ideologically driven, all as explained in the previous paragraph.
Notice that two possibilities are ruled out: because we assume that the senators know the constituency preference, it is not possible for either senator to be constituency driven to vote against a position the constituency favors.
www.independent.org /publications/article.asp?id=218   (2201 words)

Constituency organizers are reminded that constituencies will be required (in accordance with Bylaw provisions adopted by the ICANN Board on March 31), to "operate to the maximum extent feasible in an open and transparent manner and consistent with procedures designed to ensure fairness."
Organizers who hope to have a Constituency recognized at the ICANN meeting in Berlin should prepare as soon as possible a statement of their criteria for participation in the Constituency and their planned process for selecting Names Council members.
Constituency organizers are invited to hold in-person meetings in Berlin on the morning of May 25, in conjunction with other ICANN meetings to be held that week.
www.icann.org /dnso/constituency_groups.html   (2606 words)

 Ayrshire North and Arran (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ayrshire North and Arran is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
This constituency was created for the 2005 general election from the old constituency, plus five wards from the the old constituency.
The results of both of these constituencies in the last general election are listed below.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Ayrshire_North_and_Arran_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (376 words)

 Intellectual Property Constituency Proposals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The constituency will be working in the near future to focus attention on these issues and to develop a set of issues and working goals.
The Constituency will also seek to track existing law and novel application of existing law to non-indigenous intellectual property, and its creators, custodians, and beneficiaries, in the context of the DNS and more generally should the need arise.
It is the intention of the organizations that the IPCC reach out to the other constituencies of the DNSO, the other SO's, individual organizations (governmental, the Bar associations, public interest, technical/Internet, and business groups) and broadly to the public, encouraging their participation in and commentary on the discussions and recommendations of the IP Constituency.
www.domainhandbook.com /dnso-ip.html   (3756 words)

 The Hindu : A constituency represented by stalwarts
The committed vote of the Congress and the TDP always remained constant in this constituency, while it is the neutral voter who tilts the balance.
Political stalwart from the State, Kasu Brahmananda Reddy, the longest-serving Congress Chief Minister, was elected from this constituency in 1967.
Brahmananda Reddy's brother's son, Kasu Venkata Krishna Reddy, was elected from Narasaropet Assembly constituency in 1978.
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/03/16/stories/2004031603470500.htm   (552 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner - Anthony Hylton selected chairman for Western St Andrew constituency - Tuesday | December 7, 2004
He is one step away from representing the constituency in the next general election.
Hylton said his primary goal was to build the PNP organisational base in the constituency, as well as to reclaim the Duhaney Park seat in the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation the party lost last year.
"There's a developmental deficit in the constituency, and you need a leader to work with the people to develop the constituency," he said, adding that integrity, commitment and vision are critical to lead this process.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20041207/news/news1.html   (248 words)

 Non-Commercial Domain NameHolders Constituency
Because other constituencies will be available for non-profit organizations established primarily to promote the commercial interests of members, such as 501(c)(6) organizations under US law, this type of non-profit organization shall not be eligible to participate in the NCDNHC.
The Non-Commercial Constituency provides a voice in the Names Council for a unique group those who provide the Internet with communication regarding non-commercial activities, communities and needs and with so much representation for commercial entities this non-commercial voice must not be diluted or weakened.
Individuals have a task unlike any other constituency to preserve the rights of individuals to obtain domain names and to ensure that domain names can continue to be used for the variety of commercial and non-commercial purposes available today.
www.domainhandbook.com /ncdhc.html   (3845 words)

 Capabilities - Constituency Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Constituency Relations works strategically with, and through, national and international third-party groups to influence the attitudes, opinions and, ultimately, the actions of policymakers, the press and customers.
Constituency Relations creates a favorable climate of interest and support among opinion leaders, legitimizes a client's objective or position, and extends political or marketing reach.
When a company is on the defensive, Constituency Relations combats, balances, defuses and neutralizes negative attitudes, opinions and actions.
www.bm.com /pages/functional/relations   (668 words)

 Louisiana Hospital Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A small constituency advisory group for each area will be established to help steer the activities of the group and will be appointed by the LHA Chairman.
A representative of each LHA member fitting the definition of the constituency group will be designated by the member CEO and invited to all constituency meeting.
Constituency groups will meet at least 3 times per year or as agreed upon by the group.
www.lhaonline.org /displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=10   (180 words)

 Bylaws Working Group
The Constituency's primary goal is to insure fair, equal, and adequate representation for its members for the purposes of advancing its aims, positions, and goals with respect to internal and external communications, interaction with ICANN, and relations with the world-wide Internet community and the general public.
The ccTLD Constituency shall elect the NC Representatives from among the Delegates.
Each Member of the ccTLD Constituency shall pay to the ccTLD secretariat for deposit to the ccTLD general fund, whatever contributions are arrived at by whatever method of assessment the Administrative Committee is able to achieve consensus on from the ccTLD constituency.
www.wwtld.org /ongoing/bylaws/ccTLD.Articles.v1.0.html   (2169 words)

 ccTLD Archive: [cctld-discuss]
The constituency management council shall see that all necessary books and records of the Constituency required by the By-laws or by any applicable statute or law are regularly and properly kept, and posted on a password-protected web site available to all members of the Constituency.
Each Director must on an ongoing basis make disclosure to the Constituency if any change should occur in their employment or financial association that would cause the Director to have the same employment or be financial associated with another Director of the Constituency as described herein.
The Constituency Management Council may appoint such agents, consultants and professional advisors and engage such employees as it shall deem necessary from time to time and such persons shall have such authority and shall perform such duties as shall be prescribed by the Constituency Management Council at the time of such appointment.
www.wwtld.org /aboutcctld/history/wwtld1999/pdb_modifications.html   (3210 words)

 GNSO | Proposed new Charter for Non-Commercial User Constituency (NCUC)
Solicit nominations from Constituency Members and appropriate non- commercial experts and representatives to be elected by the EC to fill positions that open from time to time in the ICANN process.
Assign their vote by proxy to the other Constituency GNSO Council Representative for all calls and meetings for which he/she cannot be present, with or without specific voting instructions.
The Chair may, its sole discretion, suspend any nonmember's access to NCUC Constituency meetings and deliberations for portions of, or for the entire duration of meetings and deliberations, if he/she feels that the presence is inappropriate, not feasible or contrary to the best interests of the Constituency.
gnso.icann.org /non-commercial/charter-31jul03.shtml   (3439 words)

Children in the constituency also have the benefit of the government’s National Childcare Strategy, which provides an investment of an extra £15 million for nursery schools and an additional £4 million nationwide into helping existing services.
Middlesbrough was one of the early pilot schemes for Sure Start and the local community formed a partnership which has been working extremely hard consulting local people and putting together a detailed plan of the services they need to ensure the children in these wards have the change of a good start in life.
By so doing, the partnership will contribute to the government’s aims of improving the health and well-being of families and young children and supporting parents to nurture and care for their children and develop their readiness to learn.
www.stuartbellmp.org /constituency.htm   (2132 words)

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The purpose of the RC By-Laws is to enable the Constituency to function effectively and fairly for the benefit of the Constituency as a whole.
Constituency Processes Meetings (new section) The RCRegistrar Constituency meetings should be held, as far as possible, in tandem conjunction with scheduled ICANN meetings.
Non-payment by any Constituency mMember of required Constituency fees for a period of sixty (60) days or more after the due date of such fees will result in the suspension of that me Member's voting privileges, until such time as the Treasurer determines that the constituency fees have been paid in full.
www.byte.org /rc-bylaws-wg/drafts/old/dnso-rc-bylaws-draft-012202-v0r0d6.doc   (2630 words)

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