Proportional representation (PR)

Proportional representation (PR),

Definition of Proportional representation (PR):

  1. Voting scheme aimed at ensuring representation of each faction, group, or party in an elected body in proportion to its percentage of a population. Different PR schemes have different formulas to achieve this objective.

  2. An electoral system in which parties gain seats in proportion to the number of votes cast for them.

How to use Proportional representation (PR) in a sentence?

  1. The only solution that will solve all the list problems is to switch to the single transferable vote system of proportional representation.

Meaning of Proportional representation (PR) & Proportional representation (PR) Definition