The highest averages method is the name for a variety of ways to allocate seats proportionally for representative assemblies with party list voting systems.
An alternative to this method is the largest remainder method, which uses a minimum quota which can be calculated in a number of ways.
Read more about Highest Averages Method: Overview, Quota System, Comparison Between The d'Hondt and Sainte-Laguë Methods
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