# Vote Percentage Calculator

## Calculator Use

Calculate the percentage weight of tabulated votes that make up a total sum of the sample set, as in vote percentage calculations for an election.

## How to Calculate Election Percentages

The percent of votes for a candidate (C) equals the number of votes for the candidate (V) divided by the total number of votes (T). Multiply by 100 to get the percentage of votes for the candidate or ballot option.

### Vote Percentage Formula

C = V/T × 100

The calculator tabulates total votes by adding up the number of votes you enter for each candidate.

Vote percentage for each candidate is calculated as a proportion the total vote tally.

You can use this calculator to find vote share or voting proportions for:

- Candidates in an election
- Party share of the vote as in Democratic, Republican, Independent, Green, etc.
- Ballot questions or state and local referendums

**Cite this content, page or calculator as:**

Furey, Edward "Vote Percentage Calculator"; CalculatorSoup,
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