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# How do you get more than half of votes?

Updated: 9/17/2023

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When more then half of the voters vote for you.

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### What is one more than half of the votes casted?

It is a majority.

Its False.

### What is the percentage of voter who has actually cast their votes?

to win an election is it necessary for a person to secure more than half the votes polled

### Did Al Gore have more votes than George Bush in the Electoral College in 2000?

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### How many electoral votes for a u.s pres.?

A U. S. Presidential candidate must have more than half of all available electoral votes to win. That is a minimum of 270 votes.

### If no candidate has more than half of the votes from the electoral college who chooses the president of the US?

The House of Representatives.

### Why did the house representative have to choose the president in 1824?

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### Why did the house representatives have to choose the president in 1824?

Nobody received more than half of the electoral votes.

### Why did the house of representative have to choose the president in 1824?

Nobody received more than half of the electoral votes.

### How many votes are needed from electoryal college to elect president?

It takes 270 votes to get a majority of the 538 votes possible. Half of 538 is 269 so one more than that is a majority.

### How many votes make up the majority and must be met to select the president?

A majority is one more than one-half of the votes. There are 538 electoral votes so 270 is the required majority.

### How is it possible that the electoral college fails to elect the President?

In order to elect, one candidate must receive more than half of the votes. If more than two people receive votes, then it is possible that no one will get this required majority.