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2015 - 2016 Controversy Area Announcement

Military presence was selected as the winning controversy area for 2015-2016. 64 eligible ballots were cast. A complete breakdown of voting is listed below.

Initial count of first-place votes:

Arctic: 4
Defense spending: 5
Foreign aid: 4
Israel: 19
Labor: 9
Military presence: 14
Multilateral emissions: 6
Treaty withdrawal: 3

The votes for treaty withdrawal were redistributed. The second count of first-place votes was:

Arctic: 4
Defense: 5
Foreign aid: 4
Israel: 19
Labor: 12
Military presence: 14
Multilateral emissions: 6

The votes for Arctic and Foreign aid were transferred. The third count of first-place votes was:

Defense: 8
Israel: 20
Labor: 14
Military presence: 16
Multilateral emissions: 6

The votes for multilateral emissions were transferred. The fourth count of first-place votes was:

Defense spending: 8
Israel: 22
Labor: 15
Military presence: 19

The votes for defense spending were transferred. The fifth count of first-place votes was:

Israel: 24
Labor: 16
Military presence: 24

The votes for labor were transferred. The sixth count of first-place votes was:

Israel: 29
Military presence: 35

List of schools voting

Arizona State University
Baylor University
Binghamton University
boston college
California State University-Fullerton
Capital University
Clarion University
Concordia College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Emory University
Emporia State University
Georgetown University
Georgia State University
Gonzaga University
Harvard
Illinois College
JMU
Johnson County Community College
kstate
Liberty University
Michigan State University
Minneosta
Missouri State
New York University
Northwestern University
Rutgers University-Newark
Samford University
San Francisco State University
Stanford University
Texas
The New School
Towson University
Trinity University
UC Berkeley
UC-Irvine
University of Central Oklahoma
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Houston
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
University of Mary Washington
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Missouri - Kansas City
University of North Texas
University of Northern Iowa
University of Oklahoma
University of Pittsburgh
University of West Georgia
University of Wyoming
UNLV
USC
USMA
UTD
UTSA
Vanderbilt University
Wake Forest
Wayne State
Weber State University
Wichita State University