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It changed boundaries of constituencies so that new industrial towns like Manchester were better represented and rotten boroughs ceased to exist.

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Q: How did the great reform act of 1832 correct the problem of rotten boroughs?
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The roots of this answer have to do with the Reform Act of 1867. The Act did two things; it eliminated rotten boroughs and it enfranchised close to a million voters. When this Act became law, Lancashire got more seats in the House of Commons in Parliament due to the reallocation of representation. For Ormskirk, this gave them direct representation in Parliament, and it enfranchised their male citizens. Because they could now vote, they did. I surmise because Disraeli was a direct champion of this Act, they felt grateful enough to erect a statue of him. Addition by other member: It is not correct to state that the Reform Act of 1867 eliminated "rotten boroughs" - that was achieved by the Reform Act of 1832 (often referred to as the First Reform Act). The Second Reform Act (i.e. that of 1867) gave the vote to male household heads in the industrial towns, and thus helped to eliminate the 'pro-country' bias of the existing elecoral system. Moreover, Ormskirk did not achieve parliamentary represenation until 1885 - for more on this see the Wikipedia entry for Ormskirk (UK Parliamentary Constituency).

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A rotten borough was one that was represented in Parliament but that had very few electors. Until 1832 most English boroughs, whether large or small, had two members in Parliament. The most rotten borough of all was Old Sarum with seven electors. The typical rotten borough had about 25 to 50 electors. As elections were public, many electors sold their votes and rich people were able to buy their way into Parliament.

How and whom did parliament extend suffrage in 1832?

In 1832, the British Parliament extended suffrage through the Reform Act. This act extended voting rights to the middle class by increasing the size of the electorate. It abolished "rotten boroughs" with few voters and redistributed parliamentary seats to more populous urban areas. However, the Act did not extend suffrage to all citizens, as it still excluded women, the working class, and those without property.

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