Podlaskie and Warmian-Masurian (European Parliament constituency)

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Podlaskie and Warmian-Masurian
European Parliament constituency
Map of the European Parliament constituencies with Podlaskie and Warmian-Masurian highlighted in red
Location among the current constituencies
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3rd constituency in Poland
Member statePoland
Created2004
MEPs2 (2004)
Sources
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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.[1]

Nomenclature[edit]

The relevant Polish legislation ("The Act of 23 January 2004 on Elections to the European Parliament"[2]) 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[3] and the 2004 European Parliament Election website[4] uses the territorial description when referring to the constituency, not the electoral commission location.

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