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In the First Past the Post system, that candidate is declared winner who
A. Secures the largest number of postal ballots

B. Belongs to the party that has highest number of votes in the country

C. Has more votes than any other candidate in the constituency

D. Attains first position by securing more than 50% votes

Answer :

In the first past the post system that candidate is declared winner who has more votes than any other candidate in the constituency. FPTP voting method is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice and the candidate who receives the most votes win. This method of voting is a Plurality voting method. FPTP is a common, but not universal feature of electoral systems with single-member electoral divisions and is practiced in close to one third of counties.

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