20-161: Approval would clarify the process to follow when an individual receives a majority of votes
in the primary election
No play won a majority of votes
on the first ballot.
A majority of votes
does not guarantee a nominee's approval.
If no one gets a majority of votes
, the top two finishers will meet in a May 17 runoff.
The Founding Fathers also wanted to ensure that support for a candidate was broad as well as deep, so that, for example, a candidate who received 90 percent of the vote in Southern states and a slim majority of votes
nationally could not be elected against the will of the rest of the country.
Theresa Ferris had already been co-opted on to the council but yesterday her election success made her a fully-fledged councillor after she romped home with the majority of votes
for Sinn Fein.
The Czech parliament handed Czech Television's Christmas Eve strikers an early valentine in the form of a new general manager: Jiri Balvin, viewed as a compromise candidate by both sides, won a clear majority of votes
, 102 of 199, to top a field of seven candidates considered for the job.
When the House chooses a president, each state's delegation gets one vote, with a majority of votes
(26) required to win.
The lawmaker reminded the Speaker may be dismissed ahead of the term with the majority of votes
A majority of the cantons would have been required in addition to an overall majority of votes
The winner of our highest office is not required to win a majority of votes
, either nationwide or in each state, to win that state's electoral votes.