DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 8 - Berkeley (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,518 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Lori Droste 
 
 1,318  (29.2%)   
George Beier 
 
 1,198  (26.5%)   
Mike Alvarez Cohen 
 
 1,165  (25.8%)   
Jacquelyn Mccormick 
 
 837  (18.5%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Jacquelyn Mccormick) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 8 - Berkeley (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,518 ballots cast.

First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 2 Legend  
Lori Droste 
 
 1,614  (36.8%)   
George Beier 
 
 1,473  (33.6%)   
Mike Alvarez Cohen 
 
 1,300  (29.6%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Mike Alvarez Cohen) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 8 - Berkeley (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,518 ballots cast.

First Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 3 Legend  
Lori Droste 
 
 2,072  (50.2%)  Elected
George Beier 
 
 2,056  (49.8%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.
In the end, 45.9% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 29.2% if only the first-round votes were used.

Also, view the Ballot Depth info to see how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.
















 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 8 - Berkeley (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,518 ballots cast.

First Round | Last Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Ballot Depth: This shows how much the lower rankings on ballots contributed to the winning candidate.

Rank   Fraction of votes for winner
1st 
 
63.4%   
2nd 
 
29.9%   
3rd 
 
6.7%   
  pies need GD