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the body of voters who elect a representative for their area

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The committee had met on Thursday to formulate recommendations about the proposed delimitation of constituencies as announced by the commission on March 5, when ECP officials handed Federal Minister for Privatisation Daniyal Aziz, convener of the committee's working group, the official 'order' signed by all four members of the commission and Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza.
The Election Commission is not ready to budge from its stance that delimitation of constituencies is its sole prerogative and will not accept outside pressure.
CDF Board chief executive officer Yusuf Mbuno yesterday said he sent the money to the constituencies where project proposals had been approved.
The constituencies of NA in KP would be fromNA-1 to NA-39 while in FATA, the constituencies of NA from 40 to 51.
The new delimitation of electoral constituencies was held under population census that was held recently.
Currently there are 11 constituencies in Peshawar with regard to population while new delimitation in constituencies will allow Peshawar to obtain three extra constituencies while Swat and Lower Dir are also expected to have one extra constituency each.
Chief Electoral Officer of Gujarat BB Swain said the poll panel has cancelled the results stored in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in six booths in four constituencies of the first phase of elections.
Crime could even rise if controversial proposals to change Parliamentary constituencies go ahead, said MP Khalid Mahmood (Lab Perry Barr).
The by-election will be held to fill four vacancies in membership of the Legislative Council, including one vacancy for each of the three geographical constituencies (Hong Kong Island, Kowloon West and New Territories East); and one vacancy for the Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency.
Moreover, another reason for the constituency switch is instability or forms of chicanery that have plagued some constituencies, most notably, reports of "unlawful consultations" in some constituencies have become commonplace.
The significant changes include one constituency straddling the River Tees, and the boroughs of both Middlesbrough and Stockton divided between three constituencies each.
Although I would prefer to have four constituencies within the borders of Kirklees in 2018, the Boundary Commissioners are unwilling to split a ward between Huddersfield and Colne Valley to achieve this.
Regarding Coventry, the Boundary Commission said: "We noted that the electorate of the City of Coventry is too small to continue to be allocated three whole constituencies.
And, in a move which is likely to be controversial, some constituencies will cross council boundaries - with residents in Newcastle and Northumberland sharing the same MP.
This comes as parliamentary elections resumed Sunday in four constituencies located in the governorates of Beheira, Alexandria and Beni Suef, which were among the 14 governorates of the first electoral phase held in October.