Questions tagged [mixed-member-proportional]

Mixed Member Proportional is a form of proportional representation, in which some members are elected from individual constituencies, while others are elected from party lists.

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What prevents a party from failing to nominate a candidate in an electorate and informally endorsing a friendly independent?

In New Zealand's flavour of Mixed Member Proportional Representation, the Sainte-Laguë method is used to determine the total number of seats a party gets. These seats are allocated to the electorate ...