Plurality


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Plurality

In an election with three or more choices, the choice that receives the most votes without attaining 50%. For example, in an election in which Candidate A receives 35% of the vote, Candidate B receives 20%, and Candidate C receives 45%, Candidate C wins with a plurality of the vote.
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