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# If in a presidential election, the number of votes are 2000, what is the minimum number of votes that the candidate needs to win the election?

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2000
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1000
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1001
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751
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## The correct option is C 1001The presidential election happens through the ‘Electoral College’. To win the election, a candidate needs a certain quota of votes. This quota is determined by dividing the total number of valid votes by two and then adding one to it. Going by this formula, the candidate needs a minimum of 1001 votes to win the election.

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