electorate noun

ADJ. registered | total | local, national | mass The rise of a mass electorate forced politicians to try and broaden their appeal. | middle-class, working-class, etc. | American, British, etc.

ELECTORATE + VERB choose sb, elect sb, go to the polls, vote the representative chosen by the electorate

PHRASES the electorate as a whole/the electorate at large the need to appeal to the electorate at large