Precincts Law and Legal Definition

A precinct is a district within certain boundaries; a minor territorial or jurisdictional division. Examples include a election precinct or a school precinct.

The following is an example of a state statute dealing with precincts:

"The county commissions of the several counties of the state may provide voting places in all precincts or beats which have been established or where the boundaries of precincts or beats have been altered or rearranged as provided in section 11-1-13."