selectorate - definition and synonyms

noun politics
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a group of people who have the right to elect someone, for example a leader of a political party

    It is clear that Andy Burnham, and to a lesser extent maybe Yvette Cooper, have rebalanced their message to talk to the selectorate rather than the future voters in a general election.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/08/2015