MLB Awards: 2015 MVP voting results and ballots

The 2015 National League MVP is Bryce Harper of the Nationals, and the 2015 American League MVP is Josh Donaldson of the Blue Jays. The award results were announced Thursday night on MLB Network and, thanks to the Baseball Writers Association of America's transparency, we can see exactly how the balloting broke down.

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Here are the NL vote tallies, broken down by first- through 10th-place spots (each writer fills out a ballot of 10). 

2015 National League MVP Voting
Player Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th *Points
Bryce Harper Nationals 30                   420
Paul Goldschmidt Diamondbacks   18 3 1 3 3 2       234
Joey Votto Reds   1 6 6 9 4       2 175
Anthony Rizzo Cubs   3 4 7 4 2 2 3 1 1 162
Andrew McCutchen Pirates   1 4 3 4 5 3 3 3 1 139
Jake Arrieta Cubs   5 3 2   2 4 7 2   134
Zack Greinke Dodgers   2 5 4 1   5 4 3   130
Nolan Arenado Rockies     4 4 2 4 1   1 4 102
Buster Posey Giants       1 3 6   5 4 6 84
Clayton Kershaw Dodgers       2 2 1 1 3 2 1 49
Kris Bryant Cubs     1   1   3 2 1   34
Matt Carpenter Cardinals             2   8 2 26
Yoenis Cespedes Mets           2 3     2 24
A.J. Pollock Diamondbacks             2 1 1 8 21
Jason Heyward Cardinals         1   1 1   2 15
Dee Gordon Marlins                 3   6
Trevor Rosenthal Cardinals           1         5
Curtis Granderson Mets             1       4
Gerrit Cole Pirates               1     3
Adrian Gonzalez Dodgers                 1 1 3

Now here are how the individual NL Cy Young voters filled out their ballots:

(Click here for larger version of individual NL ballots)

Over in the AL, here's the voting breakdown by candidate:

2015 American League MVP Voting
Player Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th *Points
Josh Donaldson Blue Jays 23 7                 385
Mike Trout Angels 7 22 1               304
Lorenzo Cain Royals     20 8   1 1       225
Manny Machado Orioles     4 11 5 1 1 1 3 1 158
Dallas Keuchel Astros       3 8 5 1 3     107
Nelson Cruz Mariners   1 1 1 4 2 4 2 6 2 94
Adrian Beltre Rangers       4 1 1 7 3 2 3 83
Jose Bautista Blue Jays     2   2 4 3 4 5   82
David Price Tigers/Blue Jays     1 1 3 3 1 2 1 2 62
Jose Altuve Astros           6 1 3   1 44
Miguel Cabrera Tigers     1   1 1 2 2 3 1 40
Edwin Encarnacion Blue Jays         1 3 2 3     38
Prince Fielder Rangers         4 1     1 2 33
Chris Davis Orioles             5 2 2 2 32
J.D. Martinez Tigers           1 1   3 3 18
Jason Kipnis Indians       1 1     1   1 17
Kevin Kiermaier Rays           1     2 1 10
Kendrys Morales Royals       1             7
Chris Sale White Sox             1       4
Mookie Betts Red Sox               1   1 4
Jose Abreu White Sox               1     3
Ian Kinsler Tigers               1     3
Mike Moustakas Royals               1     3
Carlos Correa Astros                 1   2
Brian McCann Yankees                 1   2
Eric Hosmer Royals                   2 2
Russell Martin Blue Jays                   2 2
Michael Brantley Indians                   1 1
Wade Davis Royals                   1 1
Brian Dozier Twins                   1 1
David Ortiz Red Sox                   1 1
Alex Rodriguez Yankees                   1 1
Mark Teixeira Yankees                   1 1

And the individual ballots:

(Click here for larger version of individual AL ballots)

Necessary reminder: The votes are submitted at the conclusion of the regular season, so the writers had no idea what would happen in the postseason and, thus, it had no impact on the vote.

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