DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,315 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
     polar bear 
 
 752  (32.5%)   
     lion 
 
 559  (24.2%)   
     meerkat 
 
 425  (18.4%)   
     lemur 
 
 326  (14.1%)   
     prairie dog 
 
 251  (10.9%)  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 (     prairie dog) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,315 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
     polar bear 
 
 836  (36.2%)   
     lion 
 
 586  (25.4%)   
     meerkat 
 
 510  (22.1%)   
     lemur 
 
 375  (16.3%)  Defeated
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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 (     lemur) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,315 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
     polar bear 
 
 983  (42.9%)   
     lion 
 
 616  (26.9%)  Defeated
     meerkat 
 
 693  (30.2%)   
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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 (     lion) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,315 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
     polar bear 
 
 1,446  (64.3%)  Elected
     meerkat 
 
 804  (35.7%)  Defeated
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Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

     polar bear has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 62.5% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 32.5% if only the first-round votes were used.

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

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,315 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 
 
51.5%   
2nd 
 
38.4%   
3rd 
 
8.0%   
4th 
 
1.7%   
5th 
 
0.3%   
7th 
 
0.1%   
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