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Super Majority

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A super majority is an amount over a simple majority. A simple majority is one more than half of those voting. A super majority can be any number more than half; common numbers for super majority votes are 65 percent, 67 percent (two thirds), and 70 percent.

In a corporation, the By-laws designate the kinds of actions that require a super majority and the exact percentage of votes for a super majority.

 

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