(1) The votes cast for each party in all nomi na tion districts in a multimember constituency shall be summed up. The votes cast for each individual candidate shall equally be summed up.
(2) Each number of votes appearing as a result of the summation, cf. subsection (1), shall be divided by 1 – 2 – 3 and so on until such number of divisions equivalent to the maximum number of seats expected to be allocated to the party or to the indepen dent candidate has been performed. The party or the independent candidate having the highest resulting quotients shall be given the first seat in the multimember constitu ency. The second highest quotient entails the second seat and so on and so forth, until all constitu ency seats in the multimember constituency have been distributed among the parties and the independent candidates. If two or more quo tients are of equal size, lots shall be drawn.