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TIE, n Definition & Legal Meaning

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When, at an election, neither candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, but each has the same number, there is said to be a “tie.” So when the number of votes cast in favor of any measure, In a legislative or deliberative body, is equal to the number cast against it. See Wooster v. Mul- lins, 64 Conn. 340, 30 Atl. 144, 25 L. R. A. 694.


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