Electorates sentence example
- Continental electorates have become largely impotent, unable to effect decisive change in policy or in many cases even to change the political leadership.
- The Archbishopric Of Mainz, one of the seven electorates of the Holy Roman Empire, became a powerful state during the middle ages and retained some of its importance until the dissolution of the empire in 1806.
- Bournonville, the imperial commander who now replaced Montecucculi, lay in the Cologne and Trier electorates.
- The principle adopted in distributing the representation is that of equal electoral districts, modified in practice by a preference given to the distant and rural constituencies at the cost of the metropolitan electorates.
- In general, the intention is to ensure that constituency electorates are kept roughly equal.Advertisement
- It has also clearly demonstrated its contempt for democracy through its willingness to ignore the democratically expressed wishes of the electorates in member states.
- Political leaders were therefore willing to attempt to persuade electorates of the merits of their cause.