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Paragraph 24

III. Electoral system

A. The system of representation for the National Assembly and the Grand National Assembly

An independent candidate, under Article 248(2) of the draft Code, is entitled to a mandate if he or she has received valid votes of not less than the constituency Hare-Niemeyer electoral quota. After distribution of seats to independent candidates, seats are distributed to political parties and coalitions using the Hare-Niemeyer quota and largest remainders.