Favorite Ice Cream Flavor
Counting votes using Instant Runoff Voting. There are 5 candidates competing for 1 seats. The number of voters is 1582 and there were 1572 valid votes.
The bar charts below show the vote counts for each candidate in each round. Place the mouse over a bar to see the number of votes.
- Yellow — Votes carried over from the previous round.
- Green — Votes received in this round.
- Red — Votes transferred away in this round.
A candidate's votes in a round is the sum of the yellow and green bars. Since the green and red bars represent votes being transferred, the sum of the green and red bars is the same.
The exhausted bar represents votes where the voter did not indicate a next preference and thus there were no candidates to transfer the vote to. The threshold bar (where shown) indicates the number of votes that ensures that a candidate will win a seat.
Count of first choices.
Count after eliminating Chocolate Chip and transferring votes.
Count after eliminating Strawberry and transferring votes.
Count after eliminating Cookies and Cream and transferring votes. Candidate Vanilla is elected.
Winner is Vanilla.