Definition of electorate MP in English:

electorate MP


New Zealand
  • A member of parliament representing a local electorate, as distinct from one elected nationally.

    ‘they clearly wanted him to continue as their electorate MP’
    • ‘He is doing exactly what a good electorate MP should do; he has gone into bat for his constituents.’
    • ‘The role of an electorate MP is to work in the best interests of the people of his electorate.’
    • ‘However, many of those electorate MP's would no longer be tied to their old parent political party on votes in Parliament.’
    • ‘I know he's a wild young man, but he's a good electorate MP.’
    • ‘My position is very clear as the electorate MP for a major tourist district.’
    • ‘She said said her role as an electorate MP included meetings with constituents who were among the poorest in the country.’
    • ‘This issue certainly has not excited the passions in my community, and I am an electorate MP who sees people every day.’
    • ‘That member's days as the electorate MP for Waiariki are numbered.’
    • ‘He epitomises what a good electorate MP does.’
    • ‘After her departure, Labour would no longer have a female electorate MP in Auckland.’