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VoteFair Ranking Results calculated at  www.VoteFair.org 2014-May-21  21:06

Poll title:

     American Idol, Season 13, Top 2    

Question (number 1) title:

     Who is your favorite and second-favorite singer?    

The most preferred and most representative choice is:

    Jena Irene

Overall popularity ranking:

     
Popularity Choice VoteFair
ranking
score
Traditional
vote count

(for comparison)
First-most popular Jena Irene  Ranking score is 65 for Jena Irene 306 voters marked Jena Irene as their first choice
Second-most popular Caleb Johnson  Ranking score is 0 for Caleb Johnson 159 voters marked Caleb Johnson as their first choice

VoteFair representation Ranking

   Representation results are not relevant because there are only two choices.

Comparison of VoteFair Ranking with other voting methods

  
Voting method Winner
VoteFair Jena Irene
Instant runoff Jena Irene
Majority Jena Irene

(4 ballots ignored because they rank more than one choice as the most-preferred choice.)
Plurality Jena Irene

(4 ballots ignored because they rank more than one choice as the most-preferred choice.)
Condorcet Jena Irene
Borda count Jena Irene
(4 ballots ignored because they rank more than one choice at the same preference level.)

Details of plurality results

  
Choice Vote count Percentage
Jena Irene 306 66 306 voters marked Jena Irene as their first choice
Caleb Johnson 159 34 159 voters marked Caleb Johnson as their first choice
(4 ballots ignored in plurality counting because they rank more than one choice as the most-preferred choice.)
Data and Calculation Summary
Number of votes: 469
The following tally table summarizes all the preferences of all the voters. The bold underlined numbers are the ones that apply to the winning sequence.
  
All possible pairs of choice names Number of votes with indicated preference
Prefer X over Y Equal preference Prefer Y over X
X = Jena Irene
Y = Caleb Johnson
306
306 voters prefer Jena Irene over Caleb Johnson
4
4 voters have an equal preference for Jena Irene over Caleb Johnson
159
159 voters prefer Caleb Johnson over Jena Irene
The highest score (which equals the sum of the bold underlined numbers, plus either tally number in any tied pair of choices) is: 306
Number of all possible valid sequences (without ties): 2
First sequence:
  1. Caleb Johnson
  2. Jena Irene
Last sequence:
  1. Jena Irene
  2. Caleb Johnson
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Detailed ballot information
(The numbers indicate the choices
as listed in "First sequence" above,
a comma indicates the next lower preference level,
"&" joins choices at the same preference level,
and "x" precedes the vote count.)

  • 1&2 x4
  • 1,2 x159
  • 2,1 x306

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