Some articles on seat, member seat, member, seats:
... The seat was created as a single-member seat ahead of the Assembly's first election held in 1856 ... In 1886, it became a two-member seat and absorbed the neighbouring seat of Queenborough, whose member, Edward Crowther, was to win one of the seats at each of the three elections held under this system ... Queenborough was recreated and Kingborough returned to being a single-member seat ...
... The seat extended as far east as Wynyard and Burnie until 1903 when the Burnie seat was created ... The seat was created as a single-member seat ahead of the 1871 state election from the western portion of the abolished Devon seat ... In 1886, it became a two-member seat ...
Famous quotes containing the words seat and/or member:
“In a Kelton church, when a heated argument once began at morning services, a devout old deacon arose from his seat in the amen corner and announced he was going to do for the church what the devil had never doneleave it.”
—Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Neighboring farmers and visitors at White Sulphur drove out occasionally to watch those funny Scotchmen with amused superiority; when one member imported clubs from Scotland, they were held for three weeks by customs officials who could not believe that any game could be played with such elongated blackjacks or implements of murder.”
—For the State of West Virginia, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)