Think you owe SS an apology as we aren't in the USA
1The greater number.
‘in the majority of cases all will go smoothly’
as ,modifier ‘it was a majority decision’
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1.1British The number by which the votes cast for one party or candidate exceed those for the next.
‘Labour retained the seat with a majority of 9,830’
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1.2 A party or group receiving the greater number of votes.
1.3US The number by which votes for one candidate are more than those for all other candidates together.
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