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{{tnr}}An election or [[ballot measure]] is {{defeated}} {{defeated1}} when voters choose not to meet the conditions set for its enactment.  
A [[ballot measure]] is {{defeated}} {{defeated1}} when voters choose not to meet the conditions set for its enactment.  
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Most states require only a simple majority vote for approval of most measures. But in some states there are additional requirements for certain types of measures such as a certain super-majority of "yes" votes or a certain voter turnout. For example, California requires a {{2/3}} for the approval of local [[Parcel tax|parcel taxes.]]
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==Ballot measures==
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Most states require only a simple majority vote for approval. But in some states there are additional requirements for certain types of measures such as a certain super-majority of "yes" votes or a certain voter turnout. For example, California requires a {{2/3}} for the approval of local [[Parcel tax|parcel taxes.]]
  
 
==See also==
 
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*[[Ballotpedia:Index of Terms]]
 
*[[Ballotpedia:Index of Terms]]
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Revision as of 10:22, 13 January 2014

An election or ballot measure is Defeatedd defeated when voters choose not to meet the conditions set for its enactment.

Ballot measures

Most states require only a simple majority vote for approval. But in some states there are additional requirements for certain types of measures such as a certain super-majority of "yes" votes or a certain voter turnout. For example, California requires a 2/3rds supermajority vote for the approval of local parcel taxes.

See also

Ballotpedia:Index of Terms