overall majority


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overall majority

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"At the moment I don't think either party is fit to win an overall majority and govern the country.
As the dust settled on the 1929 General Election, the Observer reported that no party had achieved an overall majority.
- "But what happens if there is no overall majority for any option, unlike last time?" - "We let Parliament decide."
Summary: Madrid [Spain], Apr 29 (ANI): Preliminary results of the third general elections in the last four year in Spain that took place on Sunday showed that the centre-left Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) is leading but short of an overall majority.
DUBLIN: Spain likely faces a period of political uncertainty following national polls at the end of this month with parties both to the left and right falling short of an overall majority, the latest opinion polls suggest.
No party has emerged with an overall majority meaning the incumbent Conservative Government stays in office until Theresa May either does a deal - most likely with the Democratic Unionists - or goes to the Queen to tender her resignation and that of her administration.
That said, the Tories may well win an overall majority over the whole of the UK, with Labour doing better much than expected.
If the Tories return with an overall majority of fewer than 50 this might not get through.
The dominant SNP secured a record third term in charge at Holyrood but lost their overall majority.
The election of the new speaker is a crucial step in Turkish politics after the snap polls where the AKP stunningly regained the overall majority it had unexpectedly lost in June 7 legislative elections.
The repeat elections come after the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) co-founded by Erdogan failed to win an overall majority in a June vote and talks to form a coalition government failed.

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