uninominal voting system


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Noun1.uninominal voting system - based on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district
electoral system, voting system - a legal system for making democratic choices
law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, general assembly - persons who make or amend or repeal laws
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The election and legitimisation of the parliamentarian through endorsement of a particular political party maintains itself in the context of the uninominal voting system as well, so long as, in spite of the fact that people, not lists, are elected, the conferment of the mandate is not intuitu personae, but in consideration of a proposed political programme, derived from the party that endorses the candidate in elections (Nica, 2010: 74-75).
It emerged a restoring of the extreme pluralism, based on the two electoral systems, for the election of the local and county counsellor, using the proportional representation, with a closed list voting, and for the election of the mayors and county councils leaders, it was used the majority electoral system, with a uninominal voting system.