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Article 82
 

82. (1) If a party has registered a party list in the multimember constituency, cf. section 41(1), the candidates who are elected shall be determined as follows:

(i) The total number of votes of the party in the multimember constituency, cf. section 76(1), shall be divided by a figure which is the number of constituency and compensatory seats acquired by the party in the multimember constituency, increased by one. The resulting figure shall be increased, even if an integer, to the nearest integer. This figure is hence the distribution figure of the party in the multimember constituency;

(ii) If a candidate after the summation in section 80(2) has obtained a vote in the multimember constituency equivalent to or higher than the distribution figure, the candidate is elected. If two or more candidates have obtained the distribution figure, the candidates are elected in the order of the party list;

(iii) If this is insufficient to fill the seats acquired by the party in the multimember constituency, the other candidates are elected in the order of the party list, as many as the party remains entitled to seats;

(iv) If none of the candidates have obtained the distribution figure, the candidates are elected in the order of the party list, as many as the party has acquired seats in the multi

member constituency.