What is Mixed-Member Proportional Representation (MMPR)?

This voting system is an interesting bridge between single-member, and fully party-centric Proportional Representation.

This approach involves:

  1. Electing individuals in single-member constituencies, and, separately, voting for a preferred party as well.
  2. The single-member elections are typically decided on a FPTP basis (a serious flaw that can be easily addressed with Ranked-Pairs).
  3. Then, taking into account the party-affiliations of these elected members, additional members are selected from party-lists in an attempt to achieve proportionality as a whole according to the party vote.
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