DemoChoice Web Poll: Best things about Maine's "Question 5" election reform?
1 candidate will be elected with 6 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
"IRV" CUTS the influence of money In elections 
 
 2  (33.3%)   
IRV has been VERY popular in most cities that have already modernized 
 
 1  (16.7%)   
When other nations also modernize they will stop causing wars 
 
 1  (16.7%)   
More than two parties will be able to compete 
 
 1  (16.7%)  Defeated
We will be able to vote for who we really want 
 
 1  (16.7%)   
  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 (50%), so the last-place candidate (More than two parties will be able to compete) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best things about Maine's "Question 5" election reform?
1 candidate will be elected with 6 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
"IRV" CUTS the influence of money In elections 
 
 2  (33.3%)   
IRV has been VERY popular in most cities that have already modernized 
 
 1  (16.7%)   
When other nations also modernize they will stop causing wars 
 
 1  (16.7%)  Defeated
We will be able to vote for who we really want 
 
 2  (33.3%)   
  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 (50%), so the last-place candidate (When other nations also modernize they will stop causing wars) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best things about Maine's "Question 5" election reform?
1 candidate will be elected with 6 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
"IRV" CUTS the influence of money In elections 
 
 3  (50.0%)   
IRV has been VERY popular in most cities that have already modernized 
 
 1  (16.7%)  Defeated
We will be able to vote for who we really want 
 
 2  (33.3%)   
  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 (50%), so the last-place candidate (IRV has been VERY popular in most cities that have already modernized) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best things about Maine's "Question 5" election reform?
1 candidate will be elected with 6 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
"IRV" CUTS the influence of money In elections 
 
 3  (50.0%)   
We will be able to vote for who we really want 
 
 3  (50.0%)  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 (50%), so the last-place candidate (We will be able to vote for who we really want) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best things about Maine's "Question 5" election reform?
1 candidate will be elected with 6 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
"IRV" CUTS the influence of money In elections 
 
 5  (100.0%)  Elected
  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, 83.3% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 33.3% 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: Best things about Maine's "Question 5" election reform?
1 candidate will be elected with 6 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 
 
40.0%   
2nd 
 
20.0%   
13th 
 
20.0%   
15th 
 
20.0%   
  pies need GD