DemoChoice Web Poll: Iran's nuclear program - what to do?
1 candidate will be elected with 640 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 132  (20.6%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 95  (14.8%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 94  (14.7%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 67  (10.5%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 61  (9.5%)   
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) 
 
 57  (8.9%)   
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 55  (8.6%)   
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons 
 
 45  (7.0%)   
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 
 
 17  (2.7%)  Defeated
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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 640 ballots cast.

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Round 2 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 136  (21.4%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 100  (15.7%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 95  (14.9%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 67  (10.5%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 61  (9.6%)   
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) 
 
 57  (8.9%)   
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 58  (9.1%)   
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons 
 
 46  (7.2%)   
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 640 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 
 
 138  (21.8%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 101  (16.0%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 97  (15.3%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 68  (10.7%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 63  (10.0%)   
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) 
 
 59  (9.3%)   
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 60  (9.5%)   
Nothing - they are developing power plants, not weapons 
 
 47  (7.4%)  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 640 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 146  (23.4%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 122  (19.5%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 98  (15.7%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 68  (10.9%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 68  (10.9%)   
Regime change through covert operations (spies, assassins, propaganda) 
 
 59  (9.4%)  Defeated
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 64  (10.2%)   
  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 640 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 
 
 150  (24.1%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 123  (19.8%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 117  (18.8%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 95  (15.3%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 69  (11.1%)   
Let the UN figure it out 
 
 68  (10.9%)  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 (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 640 ballots cast.

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


Round 6 Legend  
Offer improved economic ties in return for nuclear abstinence 
 
 170  (27.6%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 138  (22.4%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 129  (20.9%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 100  (16.2%)   
Offer and pay for safer energy alternatives 
 
 79  (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 640 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 
 
 215  (35.0%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 152  (24.7%)   
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 146  (23.7%)   
The risk of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons justifies invasion or airstrikes now 
 
 102  (16.6%)  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 (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 640 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 
 
 238  (40.3%)   
Nothing - Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology 
 
 154  (26.1%)  Defeated
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 198  (33.6%)   
  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 640 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 
 
 333  (59.8%)  Elected
Nonviolent coercion: sanctions, boycotts, blockades 
 
 224  (40.2%)  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, 52% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 20.6% 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 640 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 
 
39.6%   
2nd 
 
21.3%   
3rd 
 
15.6%   
4th 
 
9.9%   
5th 
 
8.4%   
6th 
 
4.8%   
7th 
 
0.3%   
  pies need GD