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Noun1.list system - based on the principle of proportional representation; voters choose between party lists, the number elected from each list being determined by the percentage cast for each list out of the total vote
electoral system, voting system - a legal system for making democratic choices
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This system differs from other list systems that employ "proportional representation", which would enable the allocation of seats to different lists based on the proportion of votes won by each.
However, the parliament is still falling short of endorsing the new elections law, hindered by differences on the optimal mechanisms to hold the elections in Kirkuk and whether the open or closed list systems should be applied.
Another feature of proportional representation systems is that they are normally grouped into two broad categories: List systems and the Single Transferable Vote systems.