Recall ignoring case of role for elected representative (6)
I believe the answer is:
Here is my best explanation:
'elected representative' is the definition.
(eg Member of Parliament)
I cannot understand how the remainder of the clue works.
(Other definitions for member that I've seen before include "As an example, arm", "Limb - one that belongs", "Limb; society joiner", "One belongs to a group", "Component part; associate", "Person in an organised group", "One belonging to a society", "Legislative representative", "One belonging to a club" and "Eg, leg, arm".)