GovernmentalJ urisdiction Type (governmentalJurisdictionType)
The type of governmental jurisdiction.
City Council Ward - A division of a city or town, or an
electoral district, for administrative and representative
Congressional District - The full, legally accepted or popularly
accepted name of an area established by law for the
election of representatives to the United States
Congress. Each Congressional District is to be as equal
in population to all other Congressional Districts in the
state as practicable, based on the decennial census
counts. The number of Congressional Districts in each
state may change after each decennial census, and the
County Commissioner District - The primary legal division of most states
for administrative and representative
State Board of Education District - The district within a state represented by a
member of a State Board of Education.
State Legislative District - The fully, legally accepted or popularly
accepted name of an area from which members are elected
to state legislatures. The state legislative districts
embody the upper (Senate) and lower (House) chambers of
the state legislature.
Source: HandbooksIdentifier: 0312
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