first-past-the-post Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   /ˌfɜːst.pɑːst.ðəˈpəʊst/  us   /ˌfɝːst.pæst.ðəˈpoʊst/ UK
using a ​votingsystem 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 (Simplified) (选举体制)得票最多者当选的…
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