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Substantively, the representation threshold is high by absolute and comparative standards. The system asks voters to endorse a single candidate rather than a party list, and then allocates seats in proportion to the electoral strength of parties (that is, blocs of candidates). It also makes it possible for an independent candidate to be elected, if he or she wins 3% of the vote.