Proportional-representation sentence example

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  • In 1909 the proportional representation system was adopted for the election of town councillors.

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  • In 1909 the proportional representation system was adopted in the election of town councillors.

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  • In 1891 they introduced the "Initiative" into the cantonal constitution, and in 1892 the principle of proportional representation so far as regards the grand conseil, while Th.

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  • Their share in bringing about the final settlement, which provided for equal representation in one house and proportional representation in the other, was so important that the settlement itself has come to be called the "Connecticut Compromise."

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  • The final change in the system of parliamentary elections was made in 1899-1900, when proportional representation was introduced.

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  • The election of 1894 had given the Liberals a much smaller number of seats than they ought to have had according to the number of votes they polled, and a cry arose for the establishment of proportional representation.

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  • The new cabinet at once (August 1899) introduced a bill giving complete proportional representation in parliamentary elections to all the arrondissements.

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  • He worked hard also for Proportional Representation.

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  • The latter chamber instead passed a bill for manhood suffrage at elections for the Second Chamber, on the condition that the elections for both chambers should take place on the basis of proportional representation.

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  • By this act proportional representation was established for both chambers, together with universal manhood suffrage at elections for the Second Chamber, a reduction of the qualifications for eligibility for the First Chamber and a reduction of the electoral term of this chamber from nine to six years, and finally payment of members of the First Chamber, who hitherto had not received any such emolument.

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  • The administrator is assisted by an executive committee of four persons elected from among its own members, or otherwise, by the provincial council on the proportional representation principle.

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  • The latter class of members as well as those for Stuttgart are elected on the principle of proportional representation.

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  • Thus Canovas meant to keep up the appearance of a constitutional and parliamentary government with what most Spaniards considered a fair proportional representation of existing parties, except the Carlists and the most advanced Republicans, who only crept into the House of Deputies in some later parliaments.

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  • But the most important thing the centre-left coalition might achieve is proportional representation.

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  • Continental Congress of the peoples of Europe, elected by universal suffrage and proportional representation.

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  • For a single-chamber, executive and legislative, Continental Congress of the peoples of Europe, elected by universal suffrage and proportional representation.

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  • Member for North-East Hertfordshire experienced halfway through his speech, when he became peevish about proportional representation.

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  • One hundred and twenty-nine MSPs make up the Parliament, which is elected by proportional representation.

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  • Why our MSP wants to foist proportional representation on us I do not understand.

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