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Article 16

16.1. For the allocation of representatives by proportional representation according to the provisions of section III of article 54 of the Constitution, a pure proportionality formula integrated by the following elements will be applied: a) Natural Quotient, and b) Largest Remainder.

16.2. Natural Quotient: is the result of dividing the national cast votes by the 200 representatives by proportional representation.

16.3. Largest Remainder: is the highest remainder between the remaining votes cast for each political party, once the allocation of seats is done by the natural quotient. The largest remainder is used when there are still seats left to distribute.