DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004 by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 1 Legend  
Jenny BRASH 
 
 5,088  (38.8%)   
Gregory FORTUIN 
 
 3,076  (23.5%)   
Kevin WATSON 
 
 2,038  (15.6%)   
Euon MURRELL 
 
 1,493  (11.4%)   
Robert SHAW 
 
 1,278  (9.8%)   
Paul HOPKINSON 
 
 126  (1.0%)  Defeated
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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 (Paul HOPKINSON) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004 by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Jenny BRASH 
 
 5,106  (39.1%)   
Gregory FORTUIN 
 
 3,106  (23.8%)   
Kevin WATSON 
 
 2,053  (15.7%)   
Euon MURRELL 
 
 1,503  (11.5%)   
Robert SHAW 
 
 1,295  (9.9%)  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 (Robert SHAW) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004 by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Jenny BRASH 
 
 5,516  (42.9%)   
Gregory FORTUIN 
 
 3,316  (25.8%)   
Kevin WATSON 
 
 2,288  (17.8%)   
Euon MURRELL 
 
 1,726  (13.4%)  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 (Euon MURRELL) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004 by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Jenny BRASH 
 
 6,027  (48.5%)   
Gregory FORTUIN 
 
 3,828  (30.8%)   
Kevin WATSON 
 
 2,561  (20.6%)  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 WATSON) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004 by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
Jenny BRASH 
 
 7,156  (61.7%)  Elected
Gregory FORTUIN 
 
 4,442  (38.3%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Jenny BRASH has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 54.6% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 38.8% 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: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004 by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 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 
 
71.1%   
2nd 
 
19.3%   
3rd 
 
7.9%   
4th 
 
1.4%   
5th 
 
0.3%   
  pies need GD