ranked.vote: Burlington / Mayor / 2009

ranked.vote // Burlington Mayor

The Burlington Mayoral Election was held on March 3, 2009. Bob Kiss was the winner out of 6 candidatesafter 2 elimination rounds.

Andy Montroll was the Condorcet winner.

Bob KissKurt WrightAndy MontrollEliminated in round 2Dan SmithEliminated in round 1Write-inEliminated in round 1James SimpsonEliminated in round 1

Runoff Rounds

This Sankey diagram shows the votes of each remaining candidate at each round, as well as the breakdown of votes transferred when each candidate was eliminated.

Note that the tabulation (but not the winner) may differ from the official count. You can read more about why this is.

Round 1Round 2Round 3Kurt WrightBob KissAndy MontrollDan SmithWrite-inJames SimpsonExhaustedBob KissKurt WrightExhausted

Pairwise Preferences

For every pair of candidates, this table shows the fraction of voters who preferred one to the other. A preference means that either a voter ranks a candidate ahead of the other, or ranks one candidate but does not list the other. Ballots which rank neither candidate are not counted towards the percent counts.

Less-preferred Candidate
Preferred Candidate
Bob Kiss
Kurt Wright
Andy Montroll
Dan Smith
Write-in
James Simpson
Bob Kiss 51.5% 46.1% 52.4% 98.2% 86.7%
Kurt Wright 48.5% 44.4% 51.1% 97.4% 80.1%
Andy Montroll 53.9% 55.6% 60.4% 98.5% 91.4%
Dan Smith 47.6% 48.9% 39.6% 98.2% 88.5%
Write-in 1.8% 2.6% 1.5% 1.8% 4.6%
James Simpson 13.3% 19.9% 8.6% 11.5% 95.4%

First Alternate

For every pair of candidates, this table shows the fraction of voters who ranked one candidate first ranked the other candidate second.

Second Choice
First Choice
Bob Kiss
Kurt Wright
Andy Montroll
Dan Smith
Write-in
James Simpson
Exhausted
Bob Kiss 9.1% 51.1% 22.1% 0.5% 4.6% 12.6%
Kurt Wright 9.5% 28.8% 29.9% 0.7% 2.6% 28.5%
Andy Montroll 36.2% 20.6% 31.1% 0.5% 3% 8.6%
Dan Smith 27.3% 25% 34.5% 0.1% 3.7% 9.5%
Write-in 16.7% 13.9% 36.1% 5.6% 27.8%
James Simpson 40% 11.4% 11.4% 25.7% 2.9% 8.6%

Final Vote by First Choice

This table tracks which candidate ballots were ultimately allocated to, among ballots that ranked an eliminated candidate first.

Final Round Choice
First Round Choice
Bob Kiss
Kurt Wright
Exhausted
Andy Montroll 52.4% 30.8% 16.8%
Dan Smith 46.9% 35.1% 18%
Write-in 41.7% 13.9% 44.4%
James Simpson 57.1% 25.7% 17.1%

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