Poll Round 2: What's the Best Halloween Candy?

Did your holiday favorite make it through the first round of eliminations?

Round 2: Fight!

Well folks, the results are in from the first elimination round in our Ultimate Westchester Candy Showdown, and Round 1 led to some surprisings upsets and narrow victories (and a few complete non-surprises). Pick out next week’s champion’s below, or scroll further down for a recap of last week’s results!


Round 2 Voting has ended, but you can check out the results and Round 3 voting here!

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In the Chocolate Conference, Reese’s Cups blew their piecemeal counterparts out of the water with a staggering 85.78 percent of the vote to secure their rightful place as the superior candy belonging to someone names Reese.

Twix beat out 3 Musketeers in about a 2-to-1 vote. D’Artagnan has sworn revenge.

Kit-Kat laid all four fingers on Butterfinger in another 2-to-1 K.O.

M&Ms trounced Milky Way by about the same.

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Snickers dominated Baby Ruth with about a 71 percent majority. Could a Halloween “Curse of the Bambino” be far behind?

Almond Joy narrowly edged out 100 Grand Bar in a 56-44 decision.

Junior Mints and Milk Duds were even closer at 54-46.

Lastly, Hershey Bar pulverized its Cookie-inclusive cousin with 82 percent of the vote.

As for the Non-Chocolate Conference, Sour Patch Kids blew Warheads away 87-13.

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Twizzlers beat Hot Tamales with nearly 90 percent of the vote.

Nerds squeaked past Dots 52-48.

Starburst beat Skittles 58-42.

Laffy Taffy barely made it past Airheads with a 51.14 percent majority.

Smarties, in what must be an incredibly painful moment for Editor John Bruno Turiano, defeated Candy Corn by the slimmest margin of the week: 1.11 percent!

Tootsie Roll Pop finished off it’s non-digestible brother Blow Pop 2-to-1.

Finally, in the contest that saw no winners, only two losers vying for who will get eliminated in Round 2, Those Wrapped Grandma Hard Candies That Look Like Little Strawberries managed a thin lead over Individual Boxes of Raisins, thus asserting their superiority over real fruit.

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