DemoChoice Web Poll: 2009 Burlington, VT Mayoral Election, March 3, 2009
1 candidate will be elected with 8,984 ballots cast.

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


Round 1 Legend  
Kurt Wright 
 
 2,951  (32.8%)   
Bob Kiss 
 
 2,593  (28.9%)   
Andy Montroll 
 
 2,063  (23.0%)   
Dan Smith 
 
 1,306  (14.5%)   
Write-in 
 
 36  (0.4%)   
James Simpson 
 
 35  (0.4%)  Defeated
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Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (James Simpson) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2009 Burlington, VT Mayoral Election, March 3, 2009
1 candidate will be elected with 8,984 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Kurt Wright 
 
 2,955  (32.9%)   
Bob Kiss 
 
 2,607  (29.0%)   
Andy Montroll 
 
 2,067  (23.0%)   
Dan Smith 
 
 1,315  (14.6%)   
Write-in 
 
 37  (0.4%)  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 (Write-in) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2009 Burlington, VT Mayoral Election, March 3, 2009
1 candidate will be elected with 8,984 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Kurt Wright 
 
 2,960  (33.0%)   
Bob Kiss 
 
 2,613  (29.1%)   
Andy Montroll 
 
 2,080  (23.2%)   
Dan Smith 
 
 1,317  (14.7%)  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 (Dan Smith) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2009 Burlington, VT Mayoral Election, March 3, 2009
1 candidate will be elected with 8,984 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Kurt Wright 
 
 3,294  (37.3%)   
Bob Kiss 
 
 2,989  (33.8%)   
Andy Montroll 
 
 2,554  (28.9%)  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 (Andy Montroll) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2009 Burlington, VT Mayoral Election, March 3, 2009
1 candidate will be elected with 8,984 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
Kurt Wright 
 
 4,060  (48.4%)  Defeated
Bob Kiss 
 
 4,321  (51.6%)  Elected
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Bob Kiss has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 48.1% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 32.8% 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: 2009 Burlington, VT Mayoral Election, March 3, 2009
1 candidate will be elected with 8,984 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 
 
60.0%   
2nd 
 
26.0%   
3rd 
 
12.1%   
4th 
 
1.8%   
5th 
 
0.2%   
  pies need GD