# SOLUTION: In a town election , the winning candidate had 220 more votes than the loser. if 810 votes were cast in all, how many votes did each candidate receive? How do I work this out?

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 Question 49734This question is from textbook Beginning Algebra : In a town election , the winning candidate had 220 more votes than the loser. if 810 votes were cast in all, how many votes did each candidate receive? How do I work this out? This question is from textbook Beginning Algebra Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!X+X+220=810 OR 2X=810-220 OR 2X=590 ORX=590/2 OR X=295 FOR THE LOOSER & 295+220=515 FOR THE WINNER.