Candidate % votes received
This time round, Candidate C, a veteran politician, received 20% MORE THAN THE 21,600 votes he polled at the last election five years ago. Candidates A and B were newcomers to the election.
What was the total number of votes cast?
- At the last election, C secured 21,600 votes. This time round, C received 25,920 (equivalent to 15%) votes. Therefore, the votes cast were as follows:
- giving a total of 172,800