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"The 5 threshold" is the number of seats needed to form your own parliamentary group.

A 3% vote threshold operates at the constituency level for seat apportionment. This is really only operative in the larger constituencies such as Madrid and Barcelona, where over 30 seats are elected.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Nov 20th, 2011 at 01:47:54 PM EST
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