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Dutch general election, 2012[edit]

Substituting "majority" for "plurality" isn't using clearer terminology; it is using wrong terminology. "Majority" means more than half, not more than anyone else. Making that mistake once is understandable once, but it is surprising that you couldn't be bothered to look up what the terms mean before edit warring. -Rrius (talk) 04:18, 23 September 2012 (UTC)

Except no. First, British English speakers know what "plurality" means. More importantly, the word is used in a different way in the context the article is talking about. In a two-sided election, the number of votes by which candidate A beats candidate B is her majority. For instance, if the vote was 11 to 9, you'd say candidate A had a majority of two votes. All they do is extend that to multi-candidate elections, so in a vote of 11 to 9 to 3, candidate would still be said to have a majority of two. Technically, that usage of "majority" is incorrect, and "plurality" should be used. In a multi-candidate election, a majority of that sort should be the number of votes by which a candidate who received 50% + 1 beat all other candidates. That is the distinction the writer of that section is trying to draw, and it is irrelevant to the question of word choice at Dutch general election, 2012. Substituting the wrong word, repeatedly, is just incorrect, and using the correct word would not confuse speakers of English from the UK or elsewhere. The solution to your particular problem, not knowing the meaning of the word, would of course be to look it up in a dictionary (as opposed to edit warring to incorrectly put in "majority"), but since you prove we can't assume that, the next best solution is to link to Plurality (voting), which I have done. -Rrius (talk) 01:48, 28 September 2012 (UTC)

May 2013[edit]

Thank you for your contributions to Little Mix, but we are trying to write an encyclopedia here, so please keep your edits factual and neutral. Our readers are looking for serious articles and will not find joke edits amusing. Remember that Wikipedia is a widely used reference tool, so we have to take what we do here seriously. If you'd like to experiment with editing, use the sandbox to get started. Thank you. Dl2000 (talk) 01:45, 2 May 2013 (UTC)