This meant they required two-thirds majorities to pass, instead of a simple majority.
Both houses have to vote to use it, a vote that needs just a simple majority.
Since the question of his seating involved simple facts, the founders required only a simple majority to decide it.
If these picks are filibustered, he'll revisit the nuclear option that allows him to proceed to a vote with a simple majority.
Both parties engaged in the usual posturing but had always agreed that a simple majority could raise the ceiling.
A simple majority, provided that it consisted of twelve, was sufficient to convict.
The second peculiarity of the standing orders lies in the fact that they can be suspended by a simple majority vote.
Mr. Chaplin was denouncing the Closure by a simple majority as unconstitutional and improper.
In cases of public improvements of great magnitude and cost, the Municipal Assembly cannot vote by a simple majority.
With some exceptions, a simple majority of the sixty-one votes is adequate for the adoption of a measure.
a voting system whereby the highest number of votes for any one candidate or question designates the winner; one more than half of those voting on a question or candidate