How to use Simple-majority in a sentence

simple-majority
  • He may veto a bill, or in case of an appropriation bill, the separate items, but this veto may be overridden by a simple majority of the total membership of each house.

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  • The verdict is given by a simple majority.

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  • He may veto any measure, including items in appropriation bills, but the legislature can repass such a measure by a simple majority of the total membership in each house.

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  • The Delegations were not to sit together; each was to meet separately; they were to communicate by writing, every document being accompanied by a translation in Magyar or German, as the case might be; only if after three times exchanging notes they failed to agree was there to be a common session; in that case there would be no discussion, and they were to vote in silence; a simple majority was sufficient.

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  • The governor holds office for two years; he has the pardoning and veto power, but his veto may be overridden by a simple majority in each house of the whole number elected to that house (a provision unusual among the state constitutions of the Union).

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  • Voting at all duly constituted meetings of the club shall be by a simple majority of the members present.

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  • We are obliged to comply with these rules, which may be modified by their simple majority vote.

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  • A lord needs to achieve a simple majority of all available voting power to be elected emperor.

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  • Motions require a simple majority to be passed, except in the case of constitutional changes, where a three-quarters majority is required.

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