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Article 28

In case there are deficits in memberships of provincial councils, the governor, in case there are deficiencies in memberships of municipal councils, mayors ask related electoral board the names of reserve members to attend councils and invite the member of whom names have been delivered. The invited members fulfill the remaining period of time.

 To which party or district the emptied membership belongs to, the invited reserve member will be from that district and political party. 

 In case there are not reserve members left for such political party or the emptied membership belongs to independent candidate, without making any party difference, leading reserve member in vote distribution will be invited to original membership. 

 In case original membership is emptied by a member who has been elected from the list of a political party but transfers to another political party becomes independent, the reserve member from the first political party is invited instead of emptied membership.