electoral system


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Noun1.electoral system - a legal system for making democratic choices
legal system - a system for interpreting and enforcing the laws
scrutin uninomial system, scrutin uninominal voting system, single-member system, uninominal system, uninominal voting system - based on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district
list system, scrutin de liste, scrutin de liste system - based on the principle of proportional representation; voters choose between party lists, the number elected from each list being determined by the percentage cast for each list out of the total vote
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Two Non-Executive Directors have been appointed to the Constitution Group in Cabinet Office and will provide advice and expertise on the key challenges facing the electoral system in the UK.
In his turn, Jankauskas inquired about Azerbaijan's electoral system, as well as preparation for the presidential election to be held April 11.
The poll panel's decision came in the backdrop of differences between the Nepali Congress and the CPN-UML over the electoral system to be adopted for the National Assembly election, and the president's continued consultation on the National Assembly Elections Ordinance, which the government had sent to the Head of State for approval two months ago.
Islamabad -- President Mamnoon Hussain has called the need to take solid steps to ensure authenticity of electoral system.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday launched its mobile phone app for the awareness and information of the public about the vote and the overall electoral system.
The Programme Office in Bishkek supported the Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan in organizing a debate on November 28 on the lessons learnt from the October 2017 presidential elections and on issues to further consolidate the country's electoral system, the OSCE reported.
Both complex and simple electoral systems are covered, and "Votes from Seats" offers a set of 'best practices' for electoral system design.
But the electoral system favours the Tories, so why would they change?
In my view, it is the fact that the current electoral system marginalises the majority of voters, coupled with the scandalous and grubby behaviour of MPs like Keith Vaz, are major reasons why the majority rejected the establishment view and voted to leave the EU.
Replying to a question, he said that 90 percent work has been completed on electoral reforms as all political parties have agreed and showed satisfaction on reforms in electoral system.
The desired outcomes of an ideal electoral system were discussed, and included proportionality, representation, responsibility, influence of voters, stable government, accountability and strong voter turnout.
19 -- The Cabinet has approved to appoint a committee consisting of all party leaders and headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to give recommendations to the proposals of the President Maithripala Sirisena to abolish the Executive Presidency and to introduce a new electoral system.