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What margin is required to choose the president?


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Answered 2014-09-23 13:21:00

The winning candidate has to have a simple majority of votes from the electoral college. In other words, the candidate will only need to win by ONE electoral vote to become the president.

He must receive a simple majority of the 535 votes in the electoral college.


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