DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

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Round 1    
----------------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  132  (20.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _______________________________ :
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology  95  (14.8%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _____________________________________ :
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  94  (14.7%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ______________________________________ :
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now  67  (10.5%) 
BBBBBBBBBBB __________________________________________ :
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives  61  (9.5%) 
FFFFFFFFFF ___________________________________________ :
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda)  57  (8.9%) 
JJJJJJJJJ ____________________________________________ :
Let the UN figure it out  55  (8.6%) 
CCCCCCCCC ____________________________________________ :
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons  45  (7.0%) 
EEEEEEE ______________________________________________ :
Offer them Iraq in exchange for nuclear abstinence  17  (2.7%) 
HHH __________________________________________________ :
Nothing - it's inevitable that they will develop weapons, so intervention would cause unnecesary pain  17  (2.7%) 
III __________________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Nothing - it's inevitable that they will develop weapons, so intervention would cause unnecesary pain Defeated
A D

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Nothing - it's inevitable that they will develop weapons, so intervention would cause unnecesary pain) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

New colors:
K
None of these

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

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Round 2    
---------------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  136  (21.4%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _____________________________ :
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology  100  (15.7%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ____________________________________ :
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  95  (14.9%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _____________________________________ :
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now  67  (10.5%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBB ________________________________________ :
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives  61  (9.6%) 
FFFFFFFFFF __________________________________________ :
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda)  57  (8.9%) 
JJJJJJJJJ ___________________________________________ :
Let the UN figure it out  58  (9.1%) 
CCCCCCCCC ___________________________________________ :
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons  46  (7.2%) 
EEEEEEEE ____________________________________________ :
Offer them Iraq in exchange for nuclear abstinence  17  (2.7%) 
HHH _________________________________________________ :
None of these   
K ___________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Offer them Iraq in exchange for nuclear abstinence Defeated
C D E F J K

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Offer them Iraq in exchange for nuclear abstinence) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

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Round 3    
---------------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  138  (21.8%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _____________________________ :
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology  101  (16.0%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ___________________________________ :
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  97  (15.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ____________________________________ :
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now  68  (10.7%) 
BBBBBBBBBBB _________________________________________ :
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives  63  (10.0%) 
FFFFFFFFFF __________________________________________ :
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda)  59  (9.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJ __________________________________________ :
Let the UN figure it out  60  (9.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCC __________________________________________ :
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons  47  (7.4%) 
EEEEEEEE ____________________________________________ :
None of these   
K ___________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons Defeated
AAAA C F G K

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 4    
--------------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  146  (23.4%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ___________________________ :
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology  122  (19.5%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________________ :
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  98  (15.7%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ___________________________________ :
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now  68  (10.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBB ________________________________________ :
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives  68  (10.9%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFF _______________________________________ :
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda)  59  (9.4%) 
JJJJJJJJJ __________________________________________ :
Let the UN figure it out  64  (10.2%) 
CCCCCCCCCCC ________________________________________ :
None of these  15   
KK _________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) Defeated
BBBB C DDD G

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 5    
--------------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  150  (24.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ___________________________ :
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology  123  (19.8%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _______________________________ :
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  117  (18.8%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ________________________________ :
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now  95  (15.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___________________________________ :
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives  69  (11.1%) 
FFFFFFFFFFF ________________________________________ :
Let the UN figure it out  68  (10.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCC ________________________________________ :
None of these  18   
KKK ________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Let the UN figure it out Defeated
AAA B DD FF GGGG K

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Let the UN figure it out) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 6    
--------------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  170  (27.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _______________________ :
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology  138  (22.4%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _____________________________ :
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  129  (20.9%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ______________________________ :
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now  100  (16.2%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___________________________________ :
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives  79  (12.8%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFF ______________________________________ :
None of these  24   
KKKK _______________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives Defeated
AA DD GGGGGGGG K

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 7    
-------------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  215  (35.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _______________ :
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology  152  (24.7%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ________________________ :
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  146  (23.7%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________ :
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now  102  (16.6%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _________________________________ :
None of these  25   
KKKK ______________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now Defeated
DDDDDDDDD GGGG KKKKK

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 8    
------------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  238  (40.3%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _________ :
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology  154  (26.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ________________________ :
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  198  (33.6%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ________________ :
None of these  50   
KKKKKKKK _________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology Defeated
DDDD GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG KKKKKK

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
  
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 9    
---------------------------------------------- 50%
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence  333  (59.8%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :GGGGGGGGG
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades  224  (40.2%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _________ :
None of these  83   
KKKKKKKKKKKKKK ________________________________
   
Results  
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockadesDefeated 
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinenceElected 

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 52% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 20.6% if only the first-round votes were used.

The Ballot Depth section shows how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.


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DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final 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 39.6% 
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2nd 21.3% 
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3rd 15.6% 
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4th 9.9% 
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5th 8.4% 
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6th 4.8% 
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7th 0.3%