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Malaysian General Election, 2008 - Results
... Barisan Nasional won 91 percent of parliamentary seats in 2004 election, but its majority is expected to be clipped this time as it suffers a backlash from ethnic ... their own estimates that they have denied the government its two-thirds majority in parliament ... was able to return to power and form the next government, with a simple majority but without the crucial two-thirds majority in parliament ...
Apartheid Legislation In South Africa - List of Apartheid Laws - Political Representation
... clause, protected by a provision requiring a two-thirds majority in a joint sitting of Parliament to alter the Cape Qualified Franchise ... Representation of Natives Act, 1936, passed with the necessary two-thirds majority, removed black voters in the Cape from the common voters' roll and placed them on a separate ... It was not, initially, passed with a two-thirds majority, and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court invalidated it on this basis, precipitating ...
National Assembly Of South Africa - History
... In the election of 1999, the ANC won 266 seats, one short of the two-thirds majority needed to unilaterally amend the constitution ... In the election of 2004 the ANC obtained 279 seats, gaining a two-thirds majority and the ability to change the constitution ... party was formally disbanded in 2005 with the majority of the party joining the ANC ...
Members Of The Lok Sabha - Powers
... If passed by a majority vote, the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers resigns collectively ... otherwise convinced that the Lok Sabha might recommend a new Prime Minister by a majority vote ... over by the speaker of the Lok Sabha and decided by a simple majority ...
History of Suffrage Around The World - South Africa
... by an entrenched clause in the South Africa Act requiring a two-thirds vote in a joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament ... The act is passed with the necessary two-thirds majority in a joint sitting ... Separate Representation of Voters Act, 1951 is passed by Parliament by an ordinary majority in separate sittings ...

Famous quotes containing the word majority:

    Since the majority of me
    Rejects the majority of you,
    Debating ends forthwith, and we
    Divide.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)