- The collective people of a country, state, or electoral district who are entitled to vote.
"The votes have been counted and the electorate has spoken."
- The dominion of an Elector in the Holy Roman Empire.
"Fredrick the Great, Elector of Brandenburg and King of Prussia, commanded the most powerful electorate in the Empire."
- The geographic area encompassing an electoral district.
"The electorate of Finchley borders on the electorate of Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh, splitting the new housing estate of Royal Cupolas."