Electoral system for national legislature



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IFES, Election FAQs: Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections 2023; accessed 4 June 2023

“The members of the National Parliament are elected using a proportional representation closed list electoral system. The entire territory of Timor-Leste (including any votes cast abroad) serves as a single electoral district. Political parties or coalitions of parties must receive at least 4 percent of total valid votes to be included in the distribution of seats in Parliament.”

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