Definitions for absolute majority
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majority, absolute majority(noun)
(elections) more than half of the votes
A number of votes totalling over 50 per cent, such as the total number of votes or seats obtained by a party that beats the combined opposition.
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I believe that an absolute majority in parliament for Syriza is achievable.
Where there is no absolute majority and a fragile equilibrium of power, politicians are obliged to listen to the concerns of the people.
The dilemma is what do the people want, a government with the arrogance of an absolute majority or a national unity government with Independent Greeks being the guarantors of tomorrow?
While an early election could be helpful in terms of removing hardliners from a Tsipras-led Syriza and, possibly, forcing the party to adopt a more centrist stance, the most likely outcome will be another fragmented parliament in which no party controls an absolute majority, this means that the 'new' Syriza – the party likely to win the largest amount of votes and seats – will have to strike another coalition deal to govern.
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