DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal
1 candidate will be elected with 2,384 ballots cast.

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Round 1    
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polar bear     polar bear  779  (32.7%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ______________ :
lion     lion  562  (23.6%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ______________________ :
meerkat     meerkat  437  (18.3%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ___________________________ :
lemur     lemur  339  (14.2%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEE _______________________________ :
prairie dog     prairie dog  265  (11.1%) 
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None of these   
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Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
prairie dog     prairie dog Defeated
EE F GGG HHH

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 2,384 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  871  (36.7%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ___________ :
lion     lion  591  (24.9%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ______________________ :
meerkat     meerkat  524  (22.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _________________________ :
lemur     lemur  390  (16.4%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEE ______________________________ :
None of these   
____________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
lemur     lemur Defeated
F 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 2,384 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  1,025  (43.4%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ______ :
lion     lion  623  (26.4%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________ :
meerkat     meerkat  713  (30.2%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG __________________ :
None of these  23   
J ___________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
lion     lion Defeated
GGGG HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH 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 2,384 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  1,493  (64.4%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :HHHHHHHHHHHH
meerkat     meerkat  826  (35.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _____________ :
None of these  65   
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, 62.6% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 32.7% 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 2,384 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 51.7% 
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2nd 38.2% 
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3rd 8.0% 
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4th 1.7% 
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