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Here you find calculation examples for the conversion of the number of votes to the number of seats.


How many seats did the different parties get?

Alltogether there are 10 seats:

Party A gets 6100 votes

Partei B gets 5000 votes

Partei C gets   900 votes

Calculate with the Sainte-Laguë method, the Largest remainder method and with the d'Hondtsche method (Jefferson's method) how many seats the different parties get

Solution "Number of seats"

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Calculator to convert votes into seats

With the Calculator you could create your own examples for the Sainte-Laguë/Schepers and other methods.

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