In the political lexicon of the 1980s, a "constituency" has come to
mean a special interest group coalesced around a single issue. These
single-issue constituencies, or special interest lobbies, range from right
wing to left wing, from neighborhood associations to well-organized political
action committees, from environmental causes to tax-slashing
"The Governor's Constituency For Children: Concerned Adults Unite in Lobbying Efforts,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 8
, Article 9.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol8/iss2/9