DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.2%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 35  (27.8%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (7.9%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Polk 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Madison 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
James Monroe 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Martin Van Buren 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
John Tyler 
 
 1  (0.8%)  Defeated
Millard Fillmore 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Franklin Pierce 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
James Garfield 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Grover Cleveland 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
  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 (John Tyler) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 2 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.2%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 35  (27.8%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (7.9%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Polk 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Madison 
 
 1  (0.8%)  Defeated
James Monroe 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Martin Van Buren 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Millard Fillmore 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Franklin Pierce 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Garfield 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Grover Cleveland 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
  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 (James Madison) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 3 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.2%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 36  (28.6%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (7.9%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Polk 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Monroe 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Martin Van Buren 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Millard Fillmore 
 
 1  (0.8%)  Defeated
Franklin Pierce 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Garfield 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Grover Cleveland 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
  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 (Millard Fillmore) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 4 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.6%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 36  (28.8%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (8.0%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Polk 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Monroe 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Martin Van Buren 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Franklin Pierce 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Garfield 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Grover Cleveland 
 
 1  (0.8%)  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 (Grover Cleveland) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 5 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.6%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 37  (29.6%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (8.0%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Polk 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Monroe 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Martin Van Buren 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Franklin Pierce 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Garfield 
 
 1  (0.8%)  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 (James Garfield) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 6 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.6%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 37  (29.6%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (8.0%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Polk 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Monroe 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Martin Van Buren 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Franklin Pierce 
 
 1  (0.8%)  Defeated
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
  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 (Franklin Pierce) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 7 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.6%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 37  (29.6%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (8.0%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Polk 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
James Monroe 
 
 1  (0.8%)  Defeated
Martin Van Buren 
 
 1  (0.8%)   
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
  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 (James Monroe) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 8 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.6%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 37  (29.6%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (8.0%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
James Polk 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Martin Van Buren 
 
 1  (0.8%)  Defeated
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
  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 (Martin Van Buren) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 9 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 57  (45.6%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 37  (29.6%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (8.0%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 5  (4.0%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
James Polk 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Rutherfraud B. Hayes 
 
 2  (1.6%)  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 (Rutherfraud B. Hayes) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 10 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 58  (46.4%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 37  (29.6%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (8.0%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 6  (4.8%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
James Polk 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)   
Chester Alan Arthur 
 
 2  (1.6%)  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 (Chester Alan Arthur) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 11 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 59  (47.2%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 37  (29.6%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 10  (8.0%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 6  (4.8%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
James Polk 
 
 3  (2.4%)   
James Buchanan 
 
 2  (1.6%)  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 (James Buchanan) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 12 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 59  (47.2%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 38  (30.4%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 11  (8.8%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 6  (4.8%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 4  (3.2%)   
James Polk 
 
 3  (2.4%)  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 (James Polk) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 13 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 60  (48.0%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 39  (31.2%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 11  (8.8%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 6  (4.8%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 5  (4.0%)   
William Henry Harrison 
 
 4  (3.2%)  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 (William Henry Harrison) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 14 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 62  (50.0%)   
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 40  (32.3%)   
Andrew Jackson 
 
 11  (8.9%)   
John Quincy Adams 
 
 6  (4.8%)   
Ulysses S. Grant 
 
 5  (4.0%)  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 (Ulysses S. Grant) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Round 15 Legend  
Abraham Lincoln 
 
 63  (50.8%)  Elected
Thomas Jefferson 
 
 42  (33.9%)  Defeated
Andrew Jackson 
 
 11  (8.9%)  Defeated
John Quincy Adams 
 
 8  (6.5%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Abraham Lincoln has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 50% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 45.2% 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: Best President of the 19th Century
1 candidate will be elected with 126 ballots cast.

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Ballot Depth: This shows how much the lower rankings on ballots contributed to the winning candidate.

Rank   Fraction of votes for winner
1st 
 
90.5%   
2nd 
 
6.3%   
3rd 
 
3.2%   
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