DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.

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Round 1    
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polar bear     polar bear  807  (32.4%) 
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lion     lion  569  (22.9%) 
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meerkat     meerkat  468  (18.8%) 
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lemur     lemur  360  (14.5%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEE _______________________________ :
prairie dog     prairie dog  284  (11.4%) 
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None of these   
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Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
prairie dog     prairie dog Defeated
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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 (     prairie dog) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.

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


Round 2    
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polar bear     polar bear  908  (36.6%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ___________ :
lion     lion  598  (24.1%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _______________________ :
meerkat     meerkat  561  (22.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ________________________ :
lemur     lemur  414  (16.7%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____________________________ :
None of these   
____________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
lemur     lemur Defeated
FF GGGGGGG 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 (     lemur) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.

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


Round 3    
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polar bear     polar bear  1,072  (43.5%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _____ :
lion     lion  634  (25.7%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ______________________ :
meerkat     meerkat  760  (30.8%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _________________ :
None of these  24   
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Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
lion     lion Defeated
GGGG HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH JJ

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

next round Next Round














 
  
DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.

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


Round 4    
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polar bear     polar bear  1,549  (63.9%) 
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meerkat     meerkat  875  (36.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ____________ :
None of these  66   
JJJ ________________________________________
   
Results  
meerkat     meerkatDefeated 
polar bear     polar bearElected 

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).

     polar bear has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 62.2% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 32.4% 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: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 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 51.6% 
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2nd 38.0% 
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3rd 8.1% 
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4th 1.8% 
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