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

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 1    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Bob Kiss  3,809  (39.0%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ____________ :
Hinda Miller  3,106  (31.8%) 
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Kevin J. Curley  2,609  (26.7%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________ :
Louie The Cowman Beaudin  119  (1.2%) 
B ______________________________________________________ :
Write-ins  78  (0.8%) 
G ______________________________________________________ :
Loyal Ploof  57  (0.6%) 
F ______________________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Loyal Ploof Defeated

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

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

New colors:
H
None of these

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

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 2    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Bob Kiss  3,827  (39.2%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ____________ :
Hinda Miller  3,122  (31.9%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ____________________ :
Kevin J. Curley  2,618  (26.8%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________ :
Louie The Cowman Beaudin  128  (1.3%) 
BB _____________________________________________________ :
Write-ins  78  (0.8%) 
G ______________________________________________________ :
None of these   
_______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Write-ins Defeated
D

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

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

next round Next Round














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

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 3    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Bob Kiss  3,857  (39.5%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ____________ :
Hinda Miller  3,135  (32.1%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ____________________ :
Kevin J. Curley  2,637  (27.0%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________ :
Louie The Cowman Beaudin  136  (1.4%) 
B ______________________________________________________ :
None of these  13   
H ______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Louie The Cowman Beaudin Defeated
C D

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

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

next round Next Round














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

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 4    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Bob Kiss  3,898  (40.1%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ____________ :
Hinda Miller  3,157  (32.4%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ____________________ :
Kevin J. Curley  2,675  (27.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _________________________ :
None of these  48   
_______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Kevin J. Curley Defeated
DDDDDDDDDD EEEEEEEEE HHHHHHHHHHH

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

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

next round Next Round














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

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 5    
------------------------------------------------- 50%
Bob Kiss  4,761  (54.4%) 
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Hinda Miller  3,986  (45.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ____ :
None of these  1,031   
HHHHHHHHHHHH _____________________________________
   
Results  
Bob KissElected 
Hinda MillerDefeated 

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

Bob Kiss has enough votes to guarantee victory 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.

The Ballot Depth section shows 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.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final 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% 
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2nd 15.8% 
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3rd 2.5% 
X
4th 1.6% 
X
5th 0.1%