TrySTV.ca Poll: How should our democracy be fixed?
1 candidate will be elected with 1,168 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

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


Round 1    
-------------------------------------------------- 50.1%
Instant Runoff Voting  386  (33.0%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB __________________ :
Abolish Electoral College  283  (24.2%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA __________________________ :
put 'none of the above' on ballot  266  (22.8%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ____________________________ :
Ban soft money  233  (19.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Ban soft money Defeated
AAAA BBBBBB DDDDDDD EE

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 (50.1% 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 (Ban soft money) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

New colors:
E
None of these

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TrySTV.ca Poll: How should our democracy be fixed?
1 candidate will be elected with 1,168 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

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


Round 2    
------------------------------------------------ 50.1%
Instant Runoff Voting  464  (40.6%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _________ :
Abolish Electoral College  338  (29.5%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ____________________ :
put 'none of the above' on ballot  342  (29.9%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ___________________ :
None of these  24   
EE ______________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Abolish Electoral College Defeated
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB DDDDDDDDD EEEE

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 (50.1% of counted votes).

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

next round Next Round














 
  
TrySTV.ca Poll: How should our democracy be fixed?
1 candidate will be elected with 1,168 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

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


Round 3    
----------------------------------------------- 50.1%
Instant Runoff Voting  653  (59.1%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB :BBBBBBBB
put 'none of the above' on ballot  451  (40.9%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _________ :
None of these  64   
EEEEE __________________________________________
   
Results  
Instant Runoff VotingElected 
put 'none of the above' on ballotDefeated 

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 (50.1% of counted votes).

Instant Runoff Voting has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 55.9% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 33% 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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TrySTV.ca Poll: How should our democracy be fixed?
1 candidate will be elected with 1,168 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

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 59.1% 
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2nd 27.4% 
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3rd 13.5% 
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