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sim·ple ma·jor·i·ty

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  1. simple majoritynoun

    A plurality; the most of any alternative.

  2. simple majoritynoun

    A majority; more than half.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of simple majority in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of simple majority in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of simple majority in a Sentence

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    There’s so much emphasis on the most extreme bills that either party might pass with a simple majority. People forget that the Senate’s 60-vote threshold is the only reason that any routine, must-pass legislation is bipartisan except during divided government, big funding deals. Appropriations bills. Farm bills. Highway bills. The NDAA. The Senate’s 60-vote threshold backstops all of it. It’s not just about controversial items; it’s about everything we do.

  2. Ian Dunt:

    The advantage there is that you would only need a simple majority... the disadvantage is that he doesn't have a majority anymore, so it's unlikely that that would pass either.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    How can we in good conscience allow for a situation in which the Republican Party can debate and pass voter suppression laws at the state level with only a simple majority vote, but not allow the United States Senate to do the same? we will confront this sobering question and every member will go on record.

  4. Kevin Yoder:

    While I’m disappointed in tonight’s outcome, I look forward to the bill being brought back to the House floor when a simple majority vote can get it passed.

  5. Justin Sandefur:

    They have a choice. It's a simple majority vote, the U.S. has no veto in this election and there are many better candidates.


Translations for simple majority

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  • απλή πλειοψηφίαGreek
  • mayoría simpleSpanish
  • простое большинствоRussian
  • простою більшістюUkrainian

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