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first-past-the-post

adjective uk   /ˌfɜːst.pɑːst.ðəˈpəʊst/  us   /ˌfɝːst.pæst.ðəˈpoʊst/ UK
using a voting system in which a person is elected because they get more votes than anyone else in the area that they want to represent
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in Chinese (Traditional) (選舉體制)得票最多者當選的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (选举体制)得票最多者当选的…
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