If a mayor is elected with 64% of the votes cast and 67% of the town's 34,000 voters cast a vote, how many votes did the mayor receive?

14,579

Explanation

If 67% of the town's 34,000 voters cast ballots the number of votes cast is: \((67 / 100) \times 34,000=22,780\). The mayor got 64% of the votes cast which is: \((64 / 100) \times 22,780=14,579 \text { votes }\)

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