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majority

The greater number of a grouping of individual units or persons.
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5, Valley secession - Measure F on the ballot - needs a majority of votes in the Valley as well as a majority citywide including the Valley.
In uncontested elections, board nominees must be elected by the majority of votes cast by shareholders, the entertainment company said.
The decision to elect members of the Central Election Commission made by the majority of votes of present parliamentarians, not voted parliamentarian, Ata Meken faction leader Omurbek Tekebaev told AKIpress.
Tienken, whose name was also on the ballot and received a majority of votes, retired prior to the election date for health reasons and passed away on May 12, 2009.
BAKERSFIELD - Kern County sheriff and Second District supervisor races are heading to runoff elections in November after none of the candidates could pull in a majority of votes.
The bylaw will provide that in uncontested elections director nominees must be elected by the majority of votes cast at the annual meeting of shareholders.
CEC members are elected by the absolute majority of votes of present MPs in accordance with the law.
The amended bylaws provide that in uncontested elections, director nominees must be elected by a majority of votes cast at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
While the majority of votes cast were in favor of the amendment, the proposal did not achieve the required majority of all votes entitled to be cast.
Thus, many issues will be decided with the majority of votes of present parliamentarians but no less than 50 votes of parliamentarians.
A majority of votes cast at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders also voted in favor of the ratification of the appointment of Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner & Hottman PC to audit the financial statements of the Company and its subsidiaries for the year 2004.
In addition, a majority of votes cast supported a non-binding shareholder proposal that recommends annual elections for the entire Board of Directors.