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the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts

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(elections) more than half of the votes

the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs

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The representatives of the BJP will win the election throughout the state with majority of votes and will provide the basic facility to the people," he said.
The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) in Beni Suef released a statement on Tuesday saying that the Muslim Brotherhood student movement had won the majority of votes in Beni Suef University.
Yusuf Ziya Ozcan, rejected the demand with a majority of votes on Thursday.
Measure 20-161 would clarify the process to follow when an individual receives a majority of votes in the primary election for a county elective position.
We have voted for this government, and will support it in the future, therefore the government can count on a majority of votes in Saeima.
More than a million consumers voted in the competition, but Builder's Breakfast won the 22% majority of votes with Onion Bhaji just 1% behind, and is now a permanent line.
Saleh clarified that Parliament was compelled to vote for the current election law, placed in effect without amendments, by the majority of votes.
They wanted to ensure that support for a President was broad as well as deep, so that a candidate who received 90 percent of the vote in one region and a slim majority of votes nationally would not be elected against the will of the test of the country.
But under majority voting, a director wins election only if he or she receives approval among the majority of votes cast, including those cast as "withheld.
Which group won a majority of votes in that election?
It was adopted by an overwhelming majority of votes cast in November.
If no candidate receives a majority of votes, a runoff election will be held in January.
Since no single party will win a majority of votes, Shi'a religious parties are likely to lead in forming a coalition.
Wilson emerged with a plurality victory, winning a clear majority of votes in only one state outside the South (Arizona).
The measure must actually win on two counts: a majority of votes from residents in what would become the new Valley city, and a majority of votes from residents in all of Los Angeles, including the Valley.