- Favorite Looney Tunes Character Example One
#### Distinct ballots:

Voter selections Ballot count Value of the Vote Bugs Bunny,Foghorn Leghorn 2 1 Daffy Duck,Bugs Bunny 2 1 Foghorn Leghorn,Yosemite Sam 2 1 Make no selection. 1 1 Yosemite Sam,Daffy Duck 2 1 Yosemite Sam,Foghorn Leghorn 2 1 #### Droop quota (votes needed to win): 4

#### Calculate the sum of all top preference votes:

(Referred to as the Candidate’s Total Value of Votes or CTVV)Candidate CTVV Yosemite Sam 4 Bugs Bunny 2 Daffy Duck 2 Foghorn Leghorn 2 Make no selection. 1 #### Candidates who have reached the quota and are declared winners:

Candidate Votes Surplus Yosemite Sam 4 0 #### Are all vacancies filled?

No#### Do surplus votes exist for any candidate?

No#### Does the number of remaining vacancies match the number of continuing candidates?

No. Eliminate the candidate with the lowest total value of the vote. That candidate being*Make no selection.*.#### Does the number of remaining vacancies match the number of continuing candidates?

No. Reset the Droop quota and restart the tabulation.#### Droop quota reset to 4.

#### Calculate the sum of all top preference votes:

(Referred to as the Candidate’s Total Value of Votes or CTVV)Candidate CTVV Yosemite Sam 4 Bugs Bunny 2 Daffy Duck 2 Foghorn Leghorn 2 #### Candidates who have reached the quota and are declared winners:

Candidate Votes Surplus Yosemite Sam 4 0 #### Are all vacancies filled?

No#### Do surplus votes exist for any candidate?

No#### Does the number of remaining vacancies match the number of continuing candidates?

No. The candidate with lowest votes should be eliminated, but there is a tie for lowest points between the following candidates:

- Bugs Bunny
- Daffy Duck
- Foghorn Leghorn

Candidate Borda count Foghorn Leghorn 8 Bugs Bunny 6 Daffy Duck 6 After tabulating votes with the Borda count, there is still a tie. A candidate will be chosen at random for elimination.

The candidate chosen for elimination is Daffy Duck.

#### Does the number of remaining vacancies match the number of continuing candidates?

No. Reset the Droop quota and restart the tabulation.#### Droop quota reset to 4.

#### Calculate the sum of all top preference votes:

(Referred to as the Candidate’s Total Value of Votes or CTVV)Candidate CTVV Bugs Bunny 4 Yosemite Sam 4 Foghorn Leghorn 2 #### Candidates who have reached the quota and are declared winners:

Candidate Votes Surplus Yosemite Sam 4 0 Bugs Bunny 4 0 #### Are all vacancies filled?

Yes#### Winners are:

Candidate Votes Yosemite Sam 4 Bugs Bunny 4 - Favorite Looney Tunes Character Example Two
#### Distinct ballots:

Voter selections Ballot count Value of the Vote Elmer Fudd,Porky Pig,Tasmanian Devil 1 1 Elmer Fudd,Tasmanian Devil,Porky Pig 1 1 Elmer Fudd,Wile E Coyote,Tasmanian Devil 2 1 Porky Pig 1 1 Porky Pig,Wile E Coyote,Elmer Fudd 1 1 Tasmanian Devil,Porky Pig,Wile E Coyote 1 1 Tasmanian Devil,Wile E Coyote,Elmer Fudd 1 1 Wile E Coyote 1 1 Wile E Coyote,Porky Pig,Tasmanian Devil 2 1 #### Droop quota (votes needed to win): 3

#### Calculate the sum of all top preference votes:

(Referred to as the Candidate’s Total Value of Votes or CTVV)Candidate CTVV Elmer Fudd 4 Wile E Coyote 3 Porky Pig 2 Tasmanian Devil 2 #### Candidates who have reached the quota and are declared winners:

Candidate Votes Surplus Elmer Fudd 3 1 Wile E Coyote 3 0 #### Are all vacancies filled?

No#### Do surplus votes exist for any candidate?

Yes#### Calculate the surplus transfer value.

Elmer Fudd has a surplus of 1 which is to be distributed with a value of 0.25.#### Distribute surplus votes:

Remove Elmer Fudd from all ballots as a top preference and distribute surplus votes to the next highest ranked continuing candidate not already declared a winner.Voter selections Ballot count Value of the Vote Porky Pig,Tasmanian Devil 1 0.25 Tasmanian Devil,Porky Pig 1 0.25 Tasmanian Devil 2 0.25 Porky Pig 1 1 Porky Pig,Wile E Coyote,Elmer Fudd 1 1 Tasmanian Devil,Porky Pig,Wile E Coyote 1 1 Tasmanian Devil,Wile E Coyote,Elmer Fudd 1 1 Wile E Coyote 1 1 Wile E Coyote,Porky Pig,Tasmanian Devil 2 1 #### Calculate the sum of all top preference votes:

(Referred to as the Candidate’s Total Value of Votes or CTVV)Candidate CTVV Wile E Coyote 3 Tasmanian Devil 2.75 Porky Pig 2.25 #### Candidates who have reached the quota and are declared winners:

Candidate Votes Surplus Elmer Fudd 3 0 Wile E Coyote 3 0 #### Are all vacancies filled?

No#### Do surplus votes exist for any candidate?

No#### Does the number of remaining vacancies match the number of continuing candidates?

No. Eliminate the candidate with the lowest total value of the vote. That candidate being*Porky Pig*.#### Does the number of remaining vacancies match the number of continuing candidates?

Yes, and all remaining candidates will be declared winners.#### Winners are:

Candidate Votes Elmer Fudd 3 Wile E Coyote 3 Tasmanian Devil 2.75