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Article I.


Establishing representation threshold for elections in the national constituency

(1) Upon receiving from all the electoral constituencies the minutes of the district electoral councils, indicating the results of votes’ counting, the Central Election Commission shall tabulate the number of valid votes cast for every party, other socio-political organization, every electoral bloc, in order to establish whether or not they have reached the minium representation threshold.

(2) The minimum representation threshold accounts for the following shares of the valid votes cast in the entire country:

a) for a party, socio-political organization – 6%;
b) for an electoral bloc – 8%;

(3) Parties, other socio-political organizations, electoral blocs which have received fewer votes than the number of votes specified in para. (2) are excluded from the procedure of mandates’ allocation by a decision of the Central Election Commission.