DemoChoice Web Poll: 2006 Burlington, VT mayoral election March 7, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 9,778 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 1 Legend  
Bob Kiss 
 
 3,809  (39.0%)   
Hinda Miller 
 
 3,106  (31.8%)   
Kevin J. Curley 
 
 2,609  (26.7%)   
Louie The Cowman Beaudin 
 
 119  (1.2%)   
Write-ins 
 
 78  (0.8%)   
Loyal Ploof 
 
 57  (0.6%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Loyal Ploof) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2006 Burlington, VT mayoral election March 7, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 9,778 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 2 Legend  
Bob Kiss 
 
 3,827  (39.2%)   
Hinda Miller 
 
 3,122  (31.9%)   
Kevin J. Curley 
 
 2,618  (26.8%)   
Louie The Cowman Beaudin 
 
 128  (1.3%)   
Write-ins 
 
 78  (0.8%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Write-ins) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2006 Burlington, VT mayoral election March 7, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 9,778 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 3 Legend  
Bob Kiss 
 
 3,857  (39.5%)   
Hinda Miller 
 
 3,135  (32.1%)   
Kevin J. Curley 
 
 2,637  (27.0%)   
Louie The Cowman Beaudin 
 
 136  (1.4%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Louie The Cowman Beaudin) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2006 Burlington, VT mayoral election March 7, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 9,778 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 4 Legend  
Bob Kiss 
 
 3,898  (40.1%)   
Hinda Miller 
 
 3,157  (32.4%)   
Kevin J. Curley 
 
 2,675  (27.5%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Kevin J. Curley) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2006 Burlington, VT mayoral election March 7, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 9,778 ballots cast.

First Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 5 Legend  
Bob Kiss 
 
 4,761  (54.4%)  Elected
Hinda Miller 
 
 3,986  (45.6%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

Bob Kiss has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 48.7% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 39% if only the first-round votes were used.

Also, view the Ballot Depth info to see how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.
















 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2006 Burlington, VT mayoral election March 7, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 9,778 ballots cast.

First Round | Last Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Ballot Depth: This shows how much the lower rankings on ballots contributed to the winning candidate.

Rank   Fraction of votes for winner
1st 
 
80.0%   
2nd 
 
15.8%   
3rd 
 
2.5%   
4th 
 
1.6%   
5th 
 
0.1%   
  pies need GD