DemoChoice Web Poll: What should be the final option on an STV poll?
1 candidate will be elected with 4 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
None 
 
 1  (25.0%)   
None of the Above 
 
 1  (25.0%)   
Re-open Nominations 
 
 1  (25.0%)  Defeated
I want a completely different sentence 
 
 1  (25.0%)   
  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 (Re-open Nominations) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: What should be the final option on an STV poll?
1 candidate will be elected with 4 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
None 
 
 1  (25.0%)   
None of the Above 
 
 2  (50.0%)   
I want a completely different sentence 
 
 1  (25.0%)  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 (I want a completely different sentence) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: What should be the final option on an STV poll?
1 candidate will be elected with 4 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
None 
 
 1  (25.0%)  Defeated
None of the Above 
 
 3  (75.0%)  Elected
  pies need GD2 extension

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

None of the Above has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 75% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 25% 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: What should be the final option on an STV poll?
1 candidate will be elected with 4 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 
 
33.3%   
2nd 
 
33.3%   
3rd 
 
33.3%   
  pies need GD