1. Election administration division corresponding to a geographic area that is the basis for determining which contests the voters legally residing in that area are eligible to vote on.
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Election Terminology Glossary - Draft National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) https://pages.nist.gov/ElectionGlossary/; Glossary of terms database, U.S. Election Assistance Commission, https://www.eac.gov/glossary/; Pilot Implementation Study of Risk-Limiting Audit Methods in the State of Rhode Island, Rhode Island RLA Working Group, https://www.brennancenter.org/sites/default/files/2019-09/Report-RI-Design-FINAL-WEB4.pdf
2. Each city, county, or geographic area is divided up by address into precincts for the purpose of assigning a polling place and gathering votes. A precinct can sometimes be called an election district or voting district.
Source: 2018 Risk Limiting Audit Pilot Project Report, Orange County Registrar of Voters, https://www.ocvote.com/election-library/docs/2018%20Risk%20Limiting%20Audit%20Pilot%20Project%20Report.pdf