Younger candidate wins in event of tie (3)

Amendment to Rosatellum

(ANSA) - Rome, October 6 - The younger candidate wins the seat if there is a tie in a first-past-the-post constituency under Italy's Rosatellum electoral law bill, according to an amendment approved Friday. The Rosatellum would set up a third of seats to be contested in first-past-the-post races and tow thirds to be assigned by proportional representation. IT is currently struggling to emerge from parlaiment ahead of the next general election, expected next spring.
   

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