Additional Member System

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Additional Member System

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a system of voting in which people vote separately for the candidate and the party of their choice. Parties are allocated extra seats if the number of constituencies they win does not reflect their overall share of the vote. See also proportional representation
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Internet users can either select what they believe is Scotland's best five-aside football team from a list of SPL players using the Single Transferable Vote, as used in council elections, or pick a Scots supergroup from artists such as KT Tunstall and Idlewild using the Additional Members System of voting, as used for the Holyrood elections.

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