DemoChoice

Real-world elections

These polls use ballot data from real public elections. For multi-winner elections, the results presented here may differ slightly from the real results due to minor variations in the counting rules.

Cambridge, MA
Cambridge has used ranked-choice voting since 1941 to elect its 9-member city council and 6-member school committee.
The city computerized its elections several years ago, making ballot data available.
 
  Vote Results
Cambridge, MA 2005 City Council Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 2003 City Council Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 2001 City Council Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 1999 City Council Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 1997 City Council Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 2005 School Committee Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 2003 School Committee Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 2001 School Committee Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 1999 School Committee Election Vote Bars
Cambridge, MA 1997 School Committee Election Vote Bars


Student government elections
A number of schools use ranked-choice voting. Stanford University and the University of California, Davis and Berkeley have made ballot data available.
 
  Vote Results
ASUCD Senate Election - November 2005 Vote Bars
ASUCD Winter 2005 Senate Election Vote Bars
ASUCD Senate - Fall 2004 Vote Bars
ASUCD Senate - Winter 2004 Election Vote Bars
ASUCD Senate Fall 2003 Election Vote Bars
ASSU President 2001 Vote Bars
Stanford Sophomore Class Presidents 2001 Vote Bars
ASUC 2001 Academic VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2002 Academic VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2003 Academic VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2004 Academic VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2005 Academic VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2001 Executive VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2002 Executive VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2003 Executive VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2004 Executive VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2005 Executive VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2001 External VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2002 External VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2003 External VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2004 External VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2005 External VP Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2001 President Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2002 President Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2003 President Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2004 President Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2005 President Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2002 Student Advocate Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2004 Student Advocate Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2005 Student Advocate Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2001 Senator Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2002 Senator Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2003 Senator Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2004 Senator Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
ASUC 2005 Senator Election (UC Berkeley) Vote Bars
San Francisco
San Francisco uses ranked-choice voting to elect an 11-member board of supervisors from districts, staggering elections of even and odd seats.
Its first election by this method was in 2004. Try voting in a San Francisco election with the DemoChoice SF polls.
 
  Vote Results
2005 San Francisco Assessor/Recorder Vote Bars
2004 San Francisco City Supervisor District 1 Vote Bars
2004 San Francisco City Supervisor District 5 Vote Bars
2004 San Francisco City Supervisor District 7 Vote Bars
2004 San Francisco City Supervisor District 11 Vote Bars


Burlington, VT
Burlington held its first ranked-choice mayoral election in 2006. They use an elegant rule for duplicate rankings, which sometimes happen on paper ballots. DemoChoice cannot process duplicates, but they could be preprocessed to give the same result.
 
  Vote Results
2006 Burlington, VT mayoral election March 7, 2006 Vote Bars


Ireland
Ireland has used ranked-choice voting to elect its upper legislative body from multi-member districts since 1922. They are starting to computerize their elections.
 
  Vote Results
Dáil - Dublin North 17 May 2002 Vote Bars
Dáil - Dublin West 17 May 2002 Vote Bars
Dáil - Meath 17 May 2002 Vote Bars


New Zealand
New Zealand first started using ranked-choice voting in 2004 and has made ballot data available.
 
  Vote Results
New Zealand, Chalmers Community Board, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Dunedin Mayor, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Dunedin City, Cargill Ward, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Dunedin City, Hills Ward, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, South Dunedin Ward, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Canterbury District Health Board, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Mosgiel Subdivision, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Otago Peninsula Community Board, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Porirua City, Eastern Ward, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Porirua City, Northern Ward, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Porirua City, Western Ward, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Saddle Hill Community Board, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Taieri Subdivision, 2004 Vote Bars
New Zealand, Waikouaiti Coast-Chalmers Ward, 2004 Vote Bars

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