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

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


Round 1    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Kurt Wright  2,951  (32.8%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________ :
Bob Kiss  2,593  (28.9%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ________________________ :
Andy Montroll  2,063  (23.0%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _____________________________ :
Dan Smith  1,306  (14.5%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _______________________________________ :
Write-in  36  (0.4%) 
F ______________________________________________________ :
James Simpson  35  (0.4%) 
_______________________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
James Simpson Defeated
A

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

New colors:
G
None of these

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

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


Round 2    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Kurt Wright  2,955  (32.9%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________ :
Bob Kiss  2,607  (29.0%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _______________________ :
Andy Montroll  2,067  (23.0%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _____________________________ :
Dan Smith  1,315  (14.6%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _______________________________________ :
Write-in  37  (0.4%) 
_______________________________________________________ :
None of these   
_______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Write-in Defeated

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 (Write-in) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














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

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


Round 3    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Kurt Wright  2,960  (33.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________ :
Bob Kiss  2,613  (29.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _______________________ :
Andy Montroll  2,080  (23.2%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______________________________ :
Dan Smith  1,317  (14.7%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _______________________________________ :
None of these  14   
_______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Dan Smith Defeated
AAAAA BBBBBB EEEE GG

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 (Dan Smith) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














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

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


Round 4    
------------------------------------------------------ 50%
Kurt Wright  3,294  (37.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____________ :
Bob Kiss  2,989  (33.8%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _________________ :
Andy Montroll  2,554  (28.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______________________ :
None of these  147   
GG ____________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Andy Montroll Defeated
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA EEEEEEEEEE GGGGGG

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 (Andy Montroll) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














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

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


Round 5    
--------------------------------------------------- 50%
Kurt Wright  4,060  (48.4%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _ :
Bob Kiss  4,321  (51.6%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA :AA
None of these  603   
GGGGGGGG ___________________________________________
   
Results  
Bob KissElected 
Kurt WrightDefeated 

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).

Bob Kiss has enough votes to guarantee victory 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.

The Ballot Depth section shows 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.

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 60.0% 
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2nd 26.0% 
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3rd 12.1% 
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4th 1.8% 
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5th 0.2%