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What is the point of Germany's 299 "party seats" in the Bundestag?

The problem is the overhang seats to ensure proportionality, and how large you want the German Bundestag to be. The current design is to ensure at least 598 total seats of which exactly 299 are ...
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Why are there no predictions of the South African parliament while the result is basically known but final results have not been announced?

Note that contrary to the systems in use in the UK or the US where elections are held in a constituency basis, so the number of seats for each party is not necessarily aligned with the national vote, ...
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