Name of proportional representation system  HareClark  

Ballot Paper  Ticket Voting Above or beside the line voting  No. 
Rotation of candidate names  Robson Rotation within each column. Number of rotations is equal to twice the number of candidates within the column. Candidates are listed in party or group columns with all individual candidates being listed in the final column under the heading "Ungrouped". 

Directions  Number the squares from 1 to N in order of your choice. Your vote will not be counted unless you number at least 5 squares. (N = number of candidates) 

Formality  A formal vote must contain preferences for at least 5 candidates, by numbering 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Further preferences are optional. Preferences can be counted until sequential numbering breaks down. A vote is informal if:


Distribution of a Surplus  Method of distribution of surplus votes and calculation for new transfer value  Only the last parcel of ballot papers received by the elected candidate is distributed to pass on the surplus votes.

Election of a candidate  Exclusion of candidates  Amalgamated transfer values. All of the ballot paper parcels received by the excluded candidate are amalgamated by transfer value and distributed in decreasing order of magnitude. 
Exclusion of the lowest candidate when two or more are equal  Exclude the candidate that had the lowest total the last time those candidates were unequal. If those candidates were equal at all times, exclude the candidate determined by lot. 

Casual Vacancies  How is a casual vacancy filled?  The new member is chosen by recount. If a recount is not practicable, or if there is no available consenting candidate from the party of the vacating member, a byelection may be held for the vacant position. 
Name of proportional representation system  HareClark  

Ballot Paper  Ticket Voting Above or beside the line voting  No. 
Rotation of candidate names  Robson Rotation within each column. Number of rotations is equal to the number of candidates within the column. Single column of candidate names with no party or independent affiliations listed. 

Directions  Number the squares from 1 to N in order of your choice. Your vote will not be counted unless you number at least 5 squares. (N = number of candidates) 

Formality  A formal vote must contain preferences for at least 5 candidates, by numbering 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Further preferences are optional. Preferences can be counted until sequential numbering breaks down. A vote is informal if:


Distribution of a Surplus  Method of distribution of surplus votes and calculation for new transfer value  Only the last parcel of ballot papers received by the elected candidate is distributed to pass on the surplus votes.

Election of a candidate  Exclusion of candidates  Amalgamated transfer values. All of the ballot paper parcels received by the excluded candidate are amalgamated by transfer value and distributed in decreasing order of magnitude. 
Exclusion of the lowest candidate when two or more are equal  Exclude the candidate that had the lowest total the last time those candidates were unequal. If those candidates were equal at all times, exclude the candidate determined by lot. 

Casual Vacancies  How is a casual vacancy filled?  The new member is chosen by recount. If a recount is not practicable, or if there is no available consenting candidate from the election of the vacating member, a byelection may be held for the vacant position. 
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