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# Mr Kramer the losing candidate in a two candidate election

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Mr Kramer the losing candidate in a two candidate election [#permalink]  10 Jul 2005, 14:04
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Mr Kramer , the losing candidate in a two candidate election received 942 586 which was exactely 40 % of all the votes cast . Approximately what percent of the remaining vote would he needs to have received in order to have won 50% OF all the votes cast

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He needs 10% more from the remaning 60%

So 10/60 = 16.67%

~ 17%
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