Civics

Which of the following regarding the election of the President is correct?


ANSWER

A candidate securing the majority of votes is not automatically elected


SOLUTION
A candidate in order to be declared elected to the office of President must secure a fixed quota of votes i.e., winner of the presidential election is not a person who gets the majority of votes. The quota of votes is determined by dividing the total number of valid votes polled by the number of candidates to be elected plus 1 and adding 1 to the quotient.
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