Definition of electorate
1 : the territory, jurisdiction, or dignity of a German elector
2 : a body of people entitled to vote
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The poll also suggests the electorate's anti-establishment mood last year might extend to this election, which has yet to be scheduled but will likely happen this spring.
Still, having to explain our electorate’s great schism in the face of outside judgment forced me to see beyond my New York City echo chamber.
In Colorado, where pot is legal and nearly a third of the electorate will be under age 35, Mr. Johnson also appears to be doing well.
So for all of the talk about the U.S. electorate rejecting the establishment, a story endorsing the establishment moved the impulsive American magazine reader.
The electorate was 91 percent white, per the entrance polls.
Here’s a statistic that is going to make your hair spin: Eighty-one percent of the electorate who will pick the president next year are either female, people of color, or young people between the ages of 18 and 35.
The share of minorities and, especially, young people in the electorate will almost certainly decline; the proportion of whites and, especially, seniors will increase.
Of course, according to most of the relevant Iowa electorate, supporting them two nice Mormon fellers puts you on the fightin' side of Jesus.
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ELECTORATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of electorate for English Language Learners
: the people who can vote in an election
Legal Definition of electorate
: a body of people entitled to vote
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