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Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 4.2, Problem 9ES

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Presidential Election The table below shows the popular vote and the Electoral College vote for the major candidates in the 2000 presidential election.

a. Which candidate received the plurality of the popular vote?

b. Did any candidate receive a majority of the popular vote?

c. Who won the election?

To determine

**(a)**

Which candidate received the plurality of the popular vote?

**Given Information:**

Candidate | Popular vote | Electoral College vote |

George W. bush | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ |

Al gore | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ |

Ralph Nader | â€ƒâ€ƒ |

To determine

**(b)**

Did any candidate receive a majority of the popular vote?

To determine

**(c)**

Who won the election?

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