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additional member system Line breaks: add|ition¦al mem¦ber sys¦tem

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Definition of additional member system in English:

noun

A type of proportional representation in which each elector votes separately for a party and for a representative.
Example sentences
  • Members returned for an electoral region are elected under the additional member system of proportional representation.
  • The additional member system is used in Germany and has aspects of both the party list vote and our SMP system.
  • In summary, I wholly support the recommendation for an additional member system.

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