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Latinos are a plurality in California, with about 45% of the population in the state’s eight southernmost counties and just a tick under half the population of Los Angeles County.
And a plurality of respondents in the poll want congressional Democrats taking the lead in setting policy for the country, not Trump or congressional Republicans.
Demographers estimate that a plurality of the world’s Catholics will live in sub-Saharan Africa by the middle of this century.
Only a plurality of Democrats (47 percent) say their leaders are offering alternatives to Trump's ideas.
Polls suggest that a plurality of Swedes favour NATO membership.
But among Republicans, Democrats and independents, a majority or a plurality agreed that Facebook should have done more, that the Facebook ads should now be released, and that future political ads should be labeled.
In Davis, a plurality of four justices signed on to this standard and to the conclusion that the plaintiffs had not met it.
In contrast, the democratic state that followed enshrined plurality in its new constitution by creating a system of 17 autonomous communities endowed with their own parliaments and authority over areas such as education, health care, and police.
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