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    Smile what"s the meaning by "a three-vote majority"?

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    The ruling party holds only a three-vote majority in the assembly.

    Could you expalin its meaning in another way? I am not sure about the meaning of "a three-vote majority"?

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: what"s the meaning by "a three-vote majority"?

    Quote Originally Posted by traceycjj View Post
    In the sentence below,
    The ruling party holds only a three-vote majority in the assembly.

    Could you expalin its meaning in another way? I am not sure about the meaning of "a three-vote majority"?

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    It means that the ruling party has only three votes more than the opposition party(ies).

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    Default Re: what"s the meaning by "a three-vote majority"?

    Example: Labour party, 321 members, Conservative party, 300 members, Social Democrats, 18 members. Labour majority = 3.

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    Default Re: what"s the meaning by "a three-vote majority"?

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Example: Labour party, 321 members, Conservative party, 300 members, Social Democrats, 18 members. Labour majority = 3.
    Is that a prediction for the outcome of the next UK election?

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    Default Re: what"s the meaning by "a three-vote majority"?

    I see. Thank you very much!

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    Default Re: what"s the meaning by "a three-vote majority"?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Is that a prediction for the outcome of the next UK election?
    Yes, but it's an incorrect prediction. Labour will fall. Or not. Actually Canada's in the same position. The top two traditional parties have leaders that fail to impress.

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