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A '''supermajority requirement''' is when a [[ballot measure]] must win more than 50% of the vote in order to be approved.
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{{tnr}}A '''supermajority requirement''' refers to votes and elections where more than a simple majority of those voting must vote in favor of a proposal in order for it to be considered to have been approved.
  
 
Examples of supermajority requirements:
 
Examples of supermajority requirements:

Revision as of 08:37, 26 September 2010

A supermajority requirement refers to votes and elections where more than a simple majority of those voting must vote in favor of a proposal in order for it to be considered to have been approved.

Examples of supermajority requirements:

Enact state budgets

Several states require a supermajority vote to pass their state's budget, including California.

Referred amendments

Constitutional conventions

See also