DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 127  (20.3%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 93  (14.8%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 93  (14.8%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 67  (10.7%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 59  (9.4%)   
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) 
 
 57  (9.1%)   
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 53  (8.5%)   
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons 
 
 45  (7.2%)   
Offer them Iraq in exchange for nuclear abstinence 
 
 17  (2.7%)   
Nothing - it's inevitable that they will develop weapons, so intervention would cause unnecesary pain 
 
 16  (2.6%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Nothing - it's inevitable that they will develop weapons, so intervention would cause unnecesary pain) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

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Round 2 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 131  (21.0%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 98  (15.7%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 94  (15.1%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 67  (10.7%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 59  (9.5%)   
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) 
 
 57  (9.1%)   
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 55  (8.8%)   
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons 
 
 46  (7.4%)   
Offer them Iraq in exchange for nuclear abstinence 
 
 17  (2.7%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Offer them Iraq in exchange for nuclear abstinence) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 3 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 133  (21.5%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 99  (16.0%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 96  (15.5%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 68  (11.0%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 61  (9.8%)   
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) 
 
 59  (9.5%)   
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 57  (9.2%)   
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons 
 
 47  (7.6%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

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Round 4 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 141  (23.0%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 120  (19.6%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 97  (15.8%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 68  (11.1%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 66  (10.8%)   
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) 
 
 59  (9.6%)  Defeated
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 61  (10.0%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 5 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 145  (23.8%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 121  (19.9%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 116  (19.0%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 95  (15.6%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 67  (11.0%)   
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 65  (10.7%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Let the UN figure it out) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

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Round 6 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 163  (27.0%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 135  (22.4%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 128  (21.2%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 100  (16.6%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 77  (12.8%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 7 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 207  (34.4%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 149  (24.8%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 144  (23.9%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 102  (16.9%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 8 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 230  (39.9%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 151  (26.2%)  Defeated
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 196  (34.0%)   
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

First Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 9 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 324  (59.4%)  Elected
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 221  (40.6%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 51.7% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 20.3% if only the first-round votes were used.

Also, view the Ballot Depth info to see how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.


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DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 627 ballots cast.

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Ballot Depth: This shows how much the lower rankings on ballots contributed to the winning candidate.

Rank   Fraction of votes for winner
1st 
 
39.2%   
2nd 
 
21.0%   
3rd 
 
16.0%   
4th 
 
10.2%   
5th 
 
8.3%   
6th 
 
4.9%   
7th 
 
0.3%   
  pies need GD