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Biproportional Representation

  • Paolo SerafiniEmail author
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Abstract

The seats in the Parliament must express a double proportionality in regard to both the population districts and the votes received by the parties. The problem is complex and the solution methods require mathematical competence. Various apportionment methods are outlined. In particular it is shown that the apportionment method employed in Italy is flawed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and PhysicsUniversity of UdineUdineItaly

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