DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004
by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 1    
-------------------------------------------------- 50%
Jenny BRASH  5,088  (38.8%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___________ :
Gregory FORTUIN  3,076  (23.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________ :
Kevin WATSON  2,038  (15.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ___________________________________ :
Euon MURRELL  1,493  (11.4%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEE ______________________________________ :
Robert SHAW  1,278  (9.8%) 
FFFFFFFFFF ________________________________________ :
Paul HOPKINSON  126  (1.0%) 
D _________________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Paul HOPKINSON Defeated
F

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

New colors:
H
None of these

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DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004
by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 2    
-------------------------------------------------- 50%
Jenny BRASH  5,106  (39.1%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___________ :
Gregory FORTUIN  3,106  (23.8%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________ :
Kevin WATSON  2,053  (15.7%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG __________________________________ :
Euon MURRELL  1,503  (11.5%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _______________________________________ :
Robert SHAW  1,295  (9.9%) 
FFFFFFFFFF ________________________________________ :
None of these  36   
__________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Robert SHAW Defeated
BBB CC EE GG H

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

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004
by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 3    
------------------------------------------------- 50%
Jenny BRASH  5,516  (42.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______ :
Gregory FORTUIN  3,316  (25.8%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ________________________ :
Kevin WATSON  2,288  (17.8%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ________________________________ :
Euon MURRELL  1,726  (13.4%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEE ____________________________________ :
None of these  253   
HH _______________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Euon MURRELL Defeated
BBBB CCCC GG HHHH

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

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004
by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 4    
----------------------------------------------- 50%
Jenny BRASH  6,027  (48.5%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB :
Gregory FORTUIN  3,828  (30.8%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________ :
Kevin WATSON  2,561  (20.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ___________________________ :
None of these  683   
HHHHH __________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Kevin WATSON Defeated
BBBBBBBB CCCCC HHHHHH

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

next round Next Round














 
  
DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004
by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 ballots cast.

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


Round 5    
--------------------------------------------- 50%
Jenny BRASH  7,156  (61.7%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB :BBBBBBBBBB
Gregory FORTUIN  4,442  (38.3%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ___________ :
None of these  1,501   
HHHHHHHHHHHH _________________________________
   
Results  
Jenny BRASHElected 
Gregory FORTUINDefeated 

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).

Jenny BRASH has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 54.6% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 38.8% if only the first-round votes were used.

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
















 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: New Zealand, Porirua City, Mayoralty, 2004
by DemoChoice rules
1 candidate will be elected with 13,099 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 71.1% 
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2nd 19.3% 
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3rd 7.9% 
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4th 1.4% 
X
5th 0.3%