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nonconstituency

Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to a political constituency.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ constituency

Examples

  • Legislative branch: unicameral Parliament (84 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms); note - in addition, there are up to nine nominated members; up to three losing opposition candidates who came closest to winning seats may be appointed as "nonconstituency" members elections: last held 6 May 2006 (next to be held in 2011) election results: percent of vote by party - PAP 66. 6\%, WP 16. 3\%,

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • A "nonconstituency" seat held by the opposition under this provision since 1997 was again filled after the last election held on May 6, 2006.

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  • Legislative branch: unicameral Parliament (84 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms); note - in addition, there are up to nine nominated members; up to three losing opposition candidates who came closest to winning seats may be appointed as "nonconstituency" members elections: last held on 6 May 2006 (next to be held by 2011) election results: percent of vote by party - PAP 66.6%, WP 16.3%, SDA 13%, SDP 4.1%; seats by party - PAP 82, WP 1, SDA 1

    Singapore

  • Singaporeunicameral Parliament (84 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms); note - in addition, there are up to nine nominated members; up to three losing opposition candidates who came closest to winning seats may be appointed as "nonconstituency" members elections: last held on 6 May 2006 (next to be held by 2011) election results: percent of vote by party - PAP 66.6%, WP 16.3%, SDA 13%, SDP 4.1%; seats by party - PAP 82, WP 1, SDA 1

    Legislative branch

  • "nonconstituency" members elections: last held 6 May 2006 (next to be held in 2011) election results: percent of vote by party - PAP 66. 6\%, WP 16. 3\%,

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Legislative branch: unicameral Parliament (84 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms); note - in addition, there are up to nine nominated members; the losing opposition candidate who came closest to winning a seat may be appointed as a "nonconstituency" member elections: last held 3 November 2001 (next to be held not later than

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • But those added opposition parliamentarians would be "nonconstituency members," with limited voting rights.

    Singapore Opposition Contests Record Number of Seats

  • Mr. Jeyaretnam returns to Parliament as a nonconstituency member.

    Singapore's Slow Road to Democracy

  • Francis Seow from the same party, second from right, one of the 22 detained in 1987, is also offered a nonconstituency seat but flees to the U.S. after being charged with tax evasion.

    Singapore's Slow Road to Democracy

  • But those added opposition parliamentarians would be "nonconstituency members," with limited voting rights, and some analysts have discounted their significance.

    Singapore Vote Seen as Its Fiercest Yet

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