1. The territory, jurisdiction, or dignity of an elector, as in the old german empire.

2. The whole body of persons in a nation or state who are entitled to vote in an election, or any distinct class or division of them. The middle-class electorate of Great Britain. (M. Arnold)

Origin: cf. F. Electorat.

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