Writing of the Declaration of Independence

Plurality

 

Plurality means having a greater number of votes than any other but not having enough votes to obtain a majority or greater than 50 percent (50% plus 1 vote).

 

Example:

 

Plurality

 

Vote Count & Percentage

 

A - 43 votes or 46.24% (plurality)

B - 25 votes or 26.88%

C - 15 votes or 16.13%

D - 10 votes or 10.75%

 

Majority

 

Vote Count & Percentage

 

A -120 votes or 60% (majority)

B - 60 votes or 30%

C - 16 votes or 8%

D - 4 votes or 2%