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Map of Craftia's 100 electoral divisions of the House of Representatives (blank)

Electoral divisions for the Craftian House of Representatives are commonly known as electorates, seats or divisions (officially translated as 选区 Xuǎnqū in Chinese, 選挙区 Senkyo-ku in Japanese). There are currently 100 single-member electorates for the Craftian House of Representatives, with the remaining 50 seats being allocated through closed-list proportional representation.

Naming

The Divisions of the House of Representatives are unusual in that many of them are not named after geographical features or numbered, as is the case in most other legislatures around the world. Most Divisions are named in honour of prominent historical people, such as former politicians (often Prime Ministers), explorers, artists and engineers. In some cases where a Division is named after a geographical locality, the connection to that locality is sometimes tenuous as a result of redistributions.

The redistribution, creation and abolition of Divisions is the responsibility of the Craftian Electoral Commission. Some of the criteria the CEC use when naming new Divisions are:

  • divisions are named after deceased Craftians who have rendered outstanding service to their country, with consideration given to former Prime Ministers
  • the original names of Divisions proclaimed at the inaugural federal election in 1986 (or earlier, as in the case of several pre-independence electoral districts) are to be retained
  • geographical place names are to be avoided
  • Reatinese names can be used as appropriate
  • names that duplicate names of state electoral districts are not to be used.

In total, 53 of the 100 divisions are named purely after people, disregarding those named after geographical locations which are named after people (indirect namesakes).

Geographical categories

Electoral divisions are divided into five categories based on geographical location:

  • Inner metropolitan (29) – inner-city areas of major cities
  • Outer metropolitan (22) – suburban and peri-urban areas of major cities
  • Regional metropolitan (6) – urban areas of smaller regional cities
  • Provincial (16) – exurban and inter-city areas beyond major cities
  • Rural (27) – regional areas

Records

Population

Area

Age

  • Oldest division: Longshan, KT (1850–1892, 2015–)

List of electoral divisions

Jebsten

There are 21 divisions in Jebsten:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Barris 巴里斯 バリス Edward Barris Regional metropolitan
Bonnells 邦内尔斯 ボネルス 2031 Lia Bonnells Outer metropolitan
Changshou 长寿 長寿 Suburb of Changshou Provincial
Charles 查尔斯 チャールズ 2020 Lachlan Charles Inner metropolitan
Coastalis 哥斯达洛斯 コースタリズ 1963 Filippos Kostalos (romanisation) Rural
Cook 库克 クック Jim Ryan Cook Regional metropolitan
Flinders 弗林德斯 フリンダース Matt Flinders Inner metropolitan
Georgia 乔吉亚 ジョージア Suburb of Georgia Outer metropolitan
Herbert 赫伯特 ハーバート 2004 James Herbert Inner metropolitan
Highlane 高巷 ハイレーン Archaic name for region Outer metropolitan
Kingla 经拉 キングラ Reatinese for 'dragon river' Inner metropolitan
Laidera 赖迪拉 ライダーラー 1986 Laidera region Outer metropolitan
Notchropolis 诺城 ノッチロポリス 1986 City of Notchropolis Inner metropolitan
Phillipson 菲利普森 フィリップソン 1986 George Phillipson Rural
Promontory 海角 海岬 2004 Milsons Promontory Rural
Rasdon 拉斯顿 ラスドン Lindsey Rasdon Inner metropolitan
Sun Valley 太阳谷 太陽谷 Sun Valley region Provincial
Waratah 华特尔 ワラタ Waratah plant Outer metropolitan
Wattle 荆树 ワトル State flower of Jebsten Provincial
Wilson 威尔逊 ウィルソン 2020 Allen Wilson Provincial
Wyundyaga 伟云迪亚加 ウーヤンジャガー Oliver Wyundyaga Rural

Addams

There are 19 divisions in Addams:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Bickmore 比克摩 ビックモア Jennifer Bickmore Inner metropolitan
Canley 坎李 キャンリー City of Canley Shore Regional metropolitan
Chifley 奇夫利 チフリー Shane Chifley Rural
Durston 德斯顿 ダーストン Kristie Durston Inner metropolitan
Gunter 冈特 ガンター Suburb of Gunter Inner metropolitan
Higgins 希金斯 ヒギンズ 1986 Louise Higgins Inner metropolitan
Holbrook 霍尔布鲁克 ホルブルック City of Holbrook Regional metropolitan
Jasfydartua 贾斯飞达涂亚 ジャスフィダルトゥア Larry Jasfydartua Outer metropolitan
Jinshan 金山 金山 2069 Chinese for 'gold mountain' Outer metropolitan
Kota 哥打 コタ Kota region Rural
Lake Sydney 悉尼湖 シドニー湖 Lake Sydney Rural
Papele 帕皮乐 パペーレ Papele region Rural
Quinn 奎因 クイン James Quinn Outer metropolitan
Redleaf 雷德利夫 レッドリーフ Peter Redleaf Rural
Rindo 林铎 リンドー Matthias Rindo Provincial
Sarda 萨尔达 サルダ Dinesh Sarda Provincial
Trijunction 三结 三結 Town of Trijunction Rural
Xinhu 新湖 新湖 Xinhu region Provincial
Yarrayonga 亚垃拥夹 ヤラヨンガ Suburb of Yarrayonga Outer metropolitan

Meyang

There are 13 divisions in Meyang:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Banks 班克斯 バンクス Dalton Banks Inner metropolitan
Fischer 菲舍尔 フィッシャー Connor Fischer Rural
Foley 弗利 フォーリー David Foley Outer metropolitan
Jilong 吉龙 吉龍 Jilong region Outer metropolitan
Kirkby 柯比 カークビー Virginia Kirkby Outer metropolitan
McDonald 麦克唐纳 マクドナルド Peter McDonald Regional metropolitan
Plartu 普垃涂 プラツゥ Plartu region Rural
Pomegas 炮米茄斯 ポーメギャズ Edward Pomegas Provincial
Portlands 波特兰 ポートランド Suburb of Portlands Inner metropolitan
Sydney Shore 悉尼岸 シドニー海岸 Lake Sydney Provincial
Trollino 铎李诺 トロリノー Former city of Trollino Inner metropolitan
West Lake 西湖 西湖 1986 Town of West Lake Provincial
Yoollagarra 尤拉加拉 ユラガラ 1945 City of Yoollagarra Inner metropolitan

Berhardsson

There are 11 divisions in Berhardsson:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Kantella 堪特拉 カンテラ 2028 Former city of Kantella Inner metropolitan
Los Santos 洛斯桑托斯 ロスサントス Los Santos region Regional metropolitan
McArthur 麦克阿瑟 マッカーサー William McArthur Provincial
Pierce 皮尔斯 ピアース Marcus Pierce Outer metropolitan
Redflint 雷德弗林特 レッドフリント Justin Redflint Rural
San Fierro 圣菲耶罗 サンフィエロ Town of San Fierro Provincial
Tierra Robada 火罗巴达 ティエラロバダ Tierra Robada region Provincial
Tinyadanka 婷亚当卡 ティニャダンカー Mount Tinyadanka Rural
Tojima 东岛 東島 Tojima Island Rural
Whetstone 磨石 砥石 Angela Whetstone Inner metropolitan
Whitlam 惠特拉姆 ウィットラム Oscar Whitlam Inner metropolitan

Western Craftia

There are 10 divisions in Western Craftia:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Adelaide 阿德莱德 アデレード Suburb of Adelaide Inner metropolitan
Barat 巴拉 バラット Indonesian for 'west' Rural
Casto 卡斯托 カスト Raj Casto Inner metropolitan
Clarendon 克拉伦登 クラレンドン Gregory Clarendon Rural
Ipsland 伊普斯兰 イプスランド John F. Ipsland Outer metropolitan
Mayfair 美菲儿 メイフェア 2043 Suburb of Mayfair Inner metropolitan
Page 佩吉 ページ Charlotte Page Rural
Roland 罗兰 ローランド 2024 Frey Roland Outer metropolitan
Victoria 维多利亚 ビクトリア Queen Victoria Provincial
Windsor 温莎 ウィンザー Jeffrey Windsor Rural

Bankera Capital Territory

There are 7 divisions in the BCT:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Andrews 安德鲁斯 アンドリュース Jonathan Andrews Provincial
Bankera 班克拉 バンクラ 2004 City of Bankera Inner metropolitan
Harrison 哈里森 ハリソン Harry Harrison Outer metropolitan
Panas 帕纳斯 パナズ 2049 Ian Panas Inner metropolitan
Wentworth 温特沃斯 ウェントワース Kelly Wentworth Outer metropolitan
Xianyang 先阳 先陽 Chinese for 'first sun' Rural
Yanada 梁田 梁田 Aaron Yanada Inner metropolitan

Kagstron

There are 5 divisions in Kagstron:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Acton 阿克顿 アクトン Suburb of Acton Inner metropolitan
Garrison 驻军 ギャリソン Former name of Dongjing Provincial
Longshan 龙山 龍山 Longshan Mountains Rural
Skerta 斯杰塔 スカート Nathan Skerta Outer metropolitan
Wawanakwa 瓦瓦那夸 ワワナクワ Wawanakwa region Rural

Lumina

There are 5 divisions in Lumina:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Guanglan 广兰 広蘭 Suburb of Guanglan Outer metropolitan
Jaxon-Soh 杰克逊所 ジャクソンソー Jack Jaxon-Soh Inner metropolitan
Leichhardt 莱卡特 ライヒハルト William Leichhardt Rural
Phu-Tian 富田 富田 Simon Phu and Jason Tian Rural
Woodford 伍德福德 ウドフォド Billie Anne Woodford Inner metropolitan

Wintaro

There are 5 divisions in Wintaro:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Intyuana 英特元那 インティアナ Intyuana region Rural
McIntyre 麦金太尔 マッキンタイア Jim McIntyre Outer metropolitan
Moner 莫奈 モナー Vernon Moner Outer metropolitan
Oronton 澳伦敦 オーロントン 1945 City of Oronton Inner metropolitan
Winston 温斯顿 ウィンストン 1970 Francis Winston Inner metropolitan

Jagsland

There are 4 divisions in Jagsland:

Name Created Namesake Demographic
English Chinese Japanese
Goldun 金等 ゴルダン 1986 Martin Goldun Inner metropolitan
Marylands 马里兰 メリーランド Marylands region Rural
Mount Worden 沃登山 ワードン山 1986 Mount Worden Rural
Ralph 拉尔夫 ラルフ Jack Ralph Outer metropolitan

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