What is Absolute Majority?

Definition and meaning of absolute majority: An absolute majority occurs when a single political party or candidate wins more than 50% of the total number of votes cast. This generally happens in the two-party system, in which one party is able to take more than half of the votes. This can be a concern for those who are advocating for a more independent political system, as the absolute majority can cause a single party to be in power for extended periods of time. It is important to note, however, that an absolute majority does not guarantee a party or candidate victory in an election. This is because many factors, such as the presence of third-party candidates, can still influence the outcome of an election.


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