DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,994.0  (14.9%)  Elected
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,846.0  (9.2%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,656.0  (8.2%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,613.0  (8.0%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,525.0  (7.6%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,378.0  (6.9%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,362.0  (6.8%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,206.0  (6.0%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,190.0  (5.9%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,181.0  (5.9%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,010.0  (5.0%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 992.0  (4.9%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 735.0  (3.7%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 480.0  (2.4%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 361.0  (1.8%)   
Taymorberry, Laurie 
 
 188.0  (0.9%)   
LaTremouille, Robert J. 
 
 126.0  (0.6%)   
Hall, Robert L., Sr. 
 
 96.0  (0.5%)   
Dixon, Vincent Lawrence 
 
 64.0  (0.3%)   
Greenwood, Dan J. 
 
 39.0  (0.2%)   
Write-in 1 
 
 36.0  (0.2%)   
Write-in 2 
 
 2.0  (0.0%)   
  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.
Galluccio, Anthony D. has enough votes to guarantee victory (10%) and is declared a winner.To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking (this is actually done by counting a fraction of ballots cast for the winning candidate).

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 2 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,008.0  (10.0%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,890.4  (9.4%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,899.9  (9.5%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,755.0  (8.7%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,596.9  (8.0%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,431.7  (7.1%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,396.7  (7.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,219.2  (6.1%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,428.2  (7.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,215.3  (6.1%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,029.3  (5.1%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,020.6  (5.1%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 754.3  (3.8%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 483.2  (2.4%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 376.4  (1.9%)   
Taymorberry, Laurie 
 
 192.6  (1.0%)   
LaTremouille, Robert J. 
 
 131.0  (0.7%)   
Hall, Robert L., Sr. 
 
 103.2  (0.5%)   
Dixon, Vincent Lawrence 
 
 65.8  (0.3%)   
Greenwood, Dan J. 
 
 43.3  (0.2%)   
Write-in 1 
 
 37.1  (0.2%)   
Write-in 2 
 
 2.0  (0.0%)  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Write-in 2) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 3 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,008.0  (10.0%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,890.4  (9.4%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,899.9  (9.5%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,755.0  (8.7%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,596.9  (8.0%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,431.7  (7.1%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,396.7  (7.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,219.2  (6.1%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,428.2  (7.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,215.3  (6.1%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,029.3  (5.1%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,021.6  (5.1%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 754.3  (3.8%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 483.2  (2.4%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 376.4  (1.9%)   
Taymorberry, Laurie 
 
 192.6  (1.0%)   
LaTremouille, Robert J. 
 
 131.0  (0.7%)   
Hall, Robert L., Sr. 
 
 103.2  (0.5%)   
Dixon, Vincent Lawrence 
 
 65.8  (0.3%)   
Greenwood, Dan J. 
 
 43.3  (0.2%)   
Write-in 1 
 
 37.1  (0.2%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 1.0  (0.0%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Write-in 1) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 4 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,010.1  (10.0%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,893.4  (9.4%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,901.9  (9.5%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,755.0  (8.7%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,600.9  (8.0%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,433.7  (7.1%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,396.7  (7.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,219.2  (6.1%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,428.2  (7.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,216.3  (6.1%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,030.3  (5.1%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,022.6  (5.1%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 755.3  (3.8%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 484.2  (2.4%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 378.4  (1.9%)   
Taymorberry, Laurie 
 
 192.6  (1.0%)   
LaTremouille, Robert J. 
 
 131.0  (0.7%)   
Hall, Robert L., Sr. 
 
 103.2  (0.5%)   
Dixon, Vincent Lawrence 
 
 66.8  (0.3%)   
Greenwood, Dan J. 
 
 43.3  (0.2%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 17.0  (0.1%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Greenwood, Dan J.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 5 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,010.1  (10.0%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,895.4  (9.4%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,902.3  (9.5%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,755.0  (8.7%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,602.6  (8.0%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,435.4  (7.2%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,398.7  (7.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,223.2  (6.1%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,431.5  (7.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,216.3  (6.1%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,031.3  (5.1%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,023.6  (5.1%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 756.3  (3.8%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 488.2  (2.4%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 381.7  (1.9%)   
Taymorberry, Laurie 
 
 192.6  (1.0%)   
LaTremouille, Robert J. 
 
 133.0  (0.7%)   
Hall, Robert L., Sr. 
 
 115.6  (0.6%)   
Dixon, Vincent Lawrence 
 
 67.1  (0.3%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 20.0  (0.1%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Dixon, Vincent Lawrence) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 6 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,012.2  (10.0%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,898.4  (9.5%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,907.3  (9.5%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,757.0  (8.8%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,606.6  (8.0%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,439.7  (7.2%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,401.7  (7.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,230.2  (6.1%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,433.9  (7.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,222.3  (6.1%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,034.3  (5.2%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,028.6  (5.1%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 757.3  (3.8%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 489.2  (2.4%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 385.7  (1.9%)   
Taymorberry, Laurie 
 
 193.6  (1.0%)   
LaTremouille, Robert J. 
 
 136.0  (0.7%)   
Hall, Robert L., Sr. 
 
 124.9  (0.6%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 21.0  (0.1%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Hall, Robert L., Sr.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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


Round 7 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,014.3  (10.0%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,903.4  (9.5%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,912.7  (9.5%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,759.3  (8.8%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,612.3  (8.0%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,444.7  (7.2%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,403.7  (7.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,232.2  (6.1%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,443.3  (7.2%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,233.3  (6.2%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,041.3  (5.2%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,058.8  (5.3%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 762.3  (3.8%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 490.2  (2.4%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 392.5  (2.0%)   
Taymorberry, Laurie 
 
 196.6  (1.0%)   
LaTremouille, Robert J. 
 
 142.0  (0.7%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 37.0  (0.2%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (LaTremouille, Robert J.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 8 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,017.0  (10.1%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,914.4  (9.6%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,916.8  (9.6%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,766.8  (8.8%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,623.7  (8.1%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,449.7  (7.2%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,411.1  (7.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,236.2  (6.2%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,447.6  (7.2%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,242.7  (6.2%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,054.7  (5.3%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,069.8  (5.3%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 766.3  (3.8%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 498.2  (2.5%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 404.5  (2.0%)   
Taymorberry, Laurie 
 
 207.6  (1.0%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 53.0  (0.3%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Taymorberry, Laurie) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 9 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,019.1  (10.1%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,943.7  (9.7%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,923.8  (9.6%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,777.8  (8.9%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,630.7  (8.2%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,470.7  (7.4%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,424.1  (7.1%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,245.2  (6.2%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,453.3  (7.3%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,258.1  (6.3%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,063.7  (5.3%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,077.8  (5.4%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 783.3  (3.9%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 516.2  (2.6%)   
King, Ethridge A., Jr. 
 
 411.5  (2.1%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 81.0  (0.4%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (King, Ethridge A., Jr.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 10 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,026.2  (10.2%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,971.1  (9.9%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,959.6  (9.8%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,792.7  (9.0%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,663.6  (8.3%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,492.4  (7.5%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,447.4  (7.3%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,286.6  (6.5%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,500.6  (7.5%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,283.4  (6.4%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,088.0  (5.5%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,101.2  (5.5%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 806.7  (4.0%)   
Smith, Aimee Louise 
 
 525.6  (2.6%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 135.0  (0.7%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Smith, Aimee Louise) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 11 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,032.2  (10.2%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,014.1  (10.1%)  Elected
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,981.9  (10.0%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,807.1  (9.1%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,692.0  (8.5%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,532.4  (7.7%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,479.4  (7.4%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,346.0  (6.8%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,505.6  (7.6%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,389.8  (7.0%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,125.4  (5.7%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,125.5  (5.7%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 855.7  (4.3%)   
None of these 
 
 193.0  (1.0%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Davis, Henrietta has enough votes to guarantee victory (10%) and is declared a winner.To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking (this is actually done by counting a fraction of ballots cast for the winning candidate).

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 12 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,032.2  (10.2%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 1,988.7  (10.0%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,981.9  (10.0%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,807.1  (9.1%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,692.7  (8.5%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,541.4  (7.8%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,480.9  (7.4%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,348.9  (6.8%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,506.3  (7.6%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,394.2  (7.0%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,128.4  (5.7%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,127.8  (5.7%)   
Bellew, Carole K. 
 
 856.5  (4.3%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 193.0  (1.0%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Bellew, Carole K.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 13 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,044.7  (10.3%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,003.7  (10.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,031.4  (10.3%)  Elected
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,857.6  (9.4%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,731.8  (8.7%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,652.9  (8.3%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,594.7  (8.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,448.4  (7.3%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,569.2  (7.9%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,464.0  (7.4%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,221.4  (6.2%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,191.2  (6.0%)   
None of these 
 
 269.0  (1.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Sullivan, Michael A. has enough votes to guarantee victory (10%) and is declared a winner.To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking (this is actually done by counting a fraction of ballots cast for the winning candidate).

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 14 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,044.7  (10.3%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,003.7  (10.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,981.1  (10.0%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,875.6  (9.5%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,738.4  (8.8%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,657.7  (8.4%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,598.5  (8.1%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,450.3  (7.3%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,576.5  (8.0%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,467.1  (7.4%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,223.3  (6.2%)   
Kelley, Craig A. 
 
 1,194.1  (6.0%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 269.0  (1.4%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Kelley, Craig A.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 15 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,086.7  (10.6%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,046.5  (10.4%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 1,994.1  (10.1%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,940.8  (9.9%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,810.2  (9.2%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,804.8  (9.2%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,745.4  (8.9%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,503.6  (7.6%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,702.5  (8.6%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,558.3  (7.9%)   
Pitkin, John 
 
 1,497.2  (7.6%)  Defeated
None of these 
 
 390.0  (2.0%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (Pitkin, John) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 16 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,125.5  (10.9%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,127.9  (10.9%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,008.1  (10.3%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,020.4  (10.3%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,887.8  (9.7%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,109.6  (10.8%)  Elected
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,041.9  (10.5%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,644.0  (8.4%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,827.9  (9.4%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,739.8  (8.9%)   
None of these 
 
 547.0  (2.8%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Decker, Marjorie C. has enough votes to guarantee victory (10%) and is declared a winner.To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking (this is actually done by counting a fraction of ballots cast for the winning candidate).

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 17 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,125.5  (10.9%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,127.9  (10.9%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,008.1  (10.3%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,020.4  (10.3%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,920.1  (9.8%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,953.3  (10.0%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,041.9  (10.5%)  Elected
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,660.5  (8.5%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,862.8  (9.5%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,812.5  (9.3%)   
None of these 
 
 547.0  (2.8%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Murphy, Brian has enough votes to guarantee victory (10%) and is declared a winner.To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking (this is actually done by counting a fraction of ballots cast for the winning candidate).

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 18 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,125.5  (10.9%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,127.9  (10.9%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,008.1  (10.3%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,020.4  (10.3%)  Elected
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,934.4  (9.9%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,953.3  (10.0%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,953.3  (10.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,675.7  (8.6%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,883.9  (9.6%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,850.5  (9.5%)   
None of these 
 
 547.0  (2.8%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. has enough votes to guarantee victory (10%) and is declared a winner.To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking (this is actually done by counting a fraction of ballots cast for the winning candidate).

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 19 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,125.5  (10.9%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,127.9  (10.9%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,008.1  (10.3%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,953.3  (10.0%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 1,946.4  (10.0%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 1,953.3  (10.0%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 1,953.3  (10.0%)   
DeBergalis, Matt S. 
 
 1,687.2  (8.6%)  Defeated
Maher, David P. 
 
 1,914.5  (9.8%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 1,863.5  (9.5%)   
None of these 
 
 547.0  (2.8%)   
  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 (10%), so the last-place candidate (DeBergalis, Matt S.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
  
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 20 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,188.9  (11.5%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,231.8  (11.7%)  Equalized
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,048.2  (10.7%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,984.9  (10.4%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,155.7  (11.3%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,028.8  (10.6%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,103.9  (11.0%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,156.6  (11.3%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,155.1  (11.3%)   
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

Transfers are made from each winner until they all have an equal share of the votes.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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


Round 21 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,188.9  (11.5%)  Equalized
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,073.5  (10.9%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 1,994.9  (10.5%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,155.7  (11.3%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,074.0  (10.9%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,138.1  (11.2%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,156.6  (11.3%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,155.1  (11.3%)   
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

Transfers are made from each winner until they all have an equal share of the votes.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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


Round 22 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,114.3  (11.1%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,015.4  (10.6%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,155.7  (11.3%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,084.5  (10.9%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,138.1  (11.2%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,156.6  (11.3%)  Equalized
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,155.1  (11.3%)   
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

Transfers are made from each winner until they all have an equal share of the votes.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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Round 23 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,136.5  (11.2%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,024.0  (10.6%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,155.7  (11.3%)  Equalized
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,093.2  (11.0%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,138.1  (11.2%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,155.1  (11.3%)   
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

Transfers are made from each winner until they all have an equal share of the votes.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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


Round 24 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,136.5  (11.2%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,044.9  (10.7%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,111.0  (11.1%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,138.1  (11.2%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,155.1  (11.3%)  Equalized
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

Transfers are made from each winner until they all have an equal share of the votes.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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


Round 25 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,136.5  (11.2%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,061.5  (10.8%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,132.3  (11.2%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,138.1  (11.2%)  Equalized
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

Transfers are made from each winner until they all have an equal share of the votes.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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


Round 26 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,136.5  (11.2%)  Equalized
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,082.5  (10.9%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,132.3  (11.2%)   
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

Transfers are made from each winner until they all have an equal share of the votes.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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


Round 27 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,101.9  (11.0%)   
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,132.3  (11.2%)  Equalized
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)   
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

Transfers are made from each winner until they all have an equal share of the votes.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 ballots cast.

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


Round 28 Legend  
Galluccio, Anthony D. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
Davis, Henrietta 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
Sullivan, Michael A. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
Reeves, Kenneth E. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
Decker, Marjorie C. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
Murphy, Brian 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
Maher, David P. 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
Simmons, Denise 
 
 2,117.1  (11.1%)  Elected
None of these 
 
 1,026.0  (5.4%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.
In the end, 94.9% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 73.6% if only the first-round votes were used. You should be able to see that the winners have a more equal mandate in the final round than in the first round.

Note that even the "highest first-round votes" method is more democratic than most methods used in US public elections: the "vote for 9" method, which allows the largest block of voters to dominate, and the district method, where choices are restricted to the one or two viable candidates within geographical boundaries drawn by the politicians in office.

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
















 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election (By DemoChoice rules)
9 candidates will be elected with 20,080 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 candidates.

Rank   Fraction of votes for winners
1st 
 
72.0%   
2nd 
 
14.3%   
3rd 
 
6.0%   
4th 
 
3.2%   
5th 
 
1.6%   
6th 
 
1.0%   
7th 
 
0.6%   
8th 
 
0.4%   
10th 
 
0.1%   
13th 
 
0.1%   
18th 
 
0.0%   
  pies need GD