two-party system

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two-party system

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a condition or system in which two major parties dominate a political unit
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ISLAMABAD -- Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said Pakistan Muslim (N) was a majority party in Senate and it had right to field its candidate for Chairman.
KARACHI/ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has said that the opposition will try to get its nominee elected as new chairman of the Senate as 'the majority party in the upper house' has the right to bring its chairman.
QUETTA -- A day after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) emerged as majority party in the Senate, Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has expressed desire to see a candidate from the poverty-stricken province as leader of the Upper House.
The Rules of the National Assembly entailed consultation with relevant structures, including the Chief Whip of the Majority Party and the Leader of Government Business.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers Monday claimed that the party would emerge as majority party in the Senate after grabbing maximum seats in the upper house of the parliament in March 3 polls.
LAHORE:Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers Monday claimed that the party would emerge as majority party in the Senate after grabbing maximum seats in the upper house of the parliament in March 3 polls.
ODM argues it has donated more slots to its three affiliate parties than it should as the second majority party after Jubilee Party in Parliament.
The next Senate Elections will be held in March 2018, and PML-N is poised to emerge as a single majority party in the Senate.
It is up to us, as majority party in a ruling coalition, to put forward alternatives to salvage the economy considering the economic indicators," Hafedh Caid Essebsi said in a Facebook post.
They are a minority party and they are asking a majority party to give names, I mean 'who the hell are you?
So, considering that the chair of the delegation is elected by the majority party, MM is now a GOPer sitting in a seat actually should be held by a Dem.
A political ruse to strip the majority party of a power to preserve their majority was employed by the minority party.