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Law of 2015 on Election of Deputies to the National Assembly and People’s Councils

Article 78
Rules for determining elected candidates

78.2 The elected candidates must be those who poll more than half of the valid votes

78.3 In cases where the number of candidates who poll more than half of the valid votes is greater than the number of designated deputies in the constituency, the candidates poll more votes than others shall be elected

Article 79
Additional Election

79.1 1. If, in the first election, the number of elected National Assembly candidates is less than that designated for the constituency, the Election Board of which must clearly state it in an report on election returns and promptly report it to the Election Commission of province which shall request the National Election Commission to consider and decide on an additional election in such constituency.