Podlaskie and Warmian-Masurian (European Parliament constituency)
|Podlaskie and Warmian-Masurian|
|European Parliament constituency|
Location among the current constituencies
3rd constituency in Poland
In European elections, Podlaskie and Warmian-Masurian (Polish: podlaskiego i warmińsko-mazurskiego) is a constituency of the European Parliament. It consists of the Podlaskie Voivodeship and Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.
The chief cities are Elbląg, Olsztyn and Białystok. With just two seats representing 2,651,000 people, Podlaskie and Warmian-Masurian is the most under-represented constituency in the entire European Union.
The relevant Polish legislation ("The Act of 23 January 2004 on Elections to the European Parliament") establishing the constituencies does not give the constituencies formal names. Instead, each constituency has a number, territorial description, and location of the Constituency Electoral Commission. The 2004 Polish National Election Commission and the 2004 European Parliament Election website uses the territorial description when referring to the constituency, not the electoral commission location.
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