In an election, the successful candidate registered 577500 votes and his nearest rival secured 348700 votes by what margin did the successful candidate win the election?
To find the margin between two things, we can use subtraction between larger and smaller values.
Answer: The successful candidate win the election by a margin of 228800 votes.
Let's find the margin by which the successful candidate win the election.
The margin of votes between a successful candidate and his rival is the difference between their votes.
Therefore the successful candidate wins the election by 577500 - 348700 = 228800 votes.