In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- In Geneva County, Graves and Black both won pluralities, receiving 927 and 980 first-choice votes respectively.
- Ten Democrats filed to run in the heavily Democratic district, but she won a plurality in the April 10, 2001 primary, receiving 33 percent of the vote.
- In the end, despite these tight controls, the US-backed generals failed to win a majority of the vote, securing a plurality only through frenzied last minute stuffing of the ballot boxes.
- And so when all the votes are counted, if he's got a plurality or a majority, he wins the state we all ought to rally behind him.
- In the second round, a plurality is sufficient.
- In a system based on plurality, the party that comes out on top needn't win a majority of the total votes cast.
- Helgen won on a plurality with 38.1 percent of the vote to Reiter's 32.1 percent.
- Though by a smaller plurality, Roosevelt managed to carry the Italian-American vote in 1940 as well.
- Invariably, multiparty elections in Nigeria were meant to encourage the expression of the needs of different interest groups and thereby create a representative plurality that would equate to true democracy.
- You know the way this works, the plurality on the second ballot is plenty.
- Any group that could turn out its members on election day might produce a narrow plurality for a candidate with multiple opponents.
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