DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 16,806 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 5,764  (34.3%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 4,437  (26.4%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 2,739  (16.3%)   
Charlie Michelson 
 
 2,098  (12.5%)   
Matt Hummel 
 
 719  (4.3%)   
Joseph E. Simmons 
 
 568  (3.4%)   
Joseph Tanios 
 
 481  (2.9%)  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 (Joseph Tanios) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 16,806 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 5,842  (35.0%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 4,499  (27.0%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 2,817  (16.9%)   
Charlie Michelson 
 
 2,156  (12.9%)   
Matt Hummel 
 
 757  (4.5%)   
Joseph E. Simmons 
 
 603  (3.6%)  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 (Joseph E. Simmons) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 16,806 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 5,926  (35.9%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 4,706  (28.5%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 2,879  (17.4%)   
Charlie Michelson 
 
 2,200  (13.3%)   
Matt Hummel 
 
 803  (4.9%)  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 (Matt Hummel) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 16,806 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 6,046  (37.1%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 4,967  (30.5%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 2,974  (18.2%)   
Charlie Michelson 
 
 2,317  (14.2%)  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 (Charlie Michelson) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 16,806 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 6,669  (43.2%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 5,397  (35.0%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 3,371  (21.8%)  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 (Nayeli Maxson) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 16,806 ballots cast.

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


Round 6 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 7,847  (54.8%)  Elected
Pam Harris 
 
 6,462  (45.2%)  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, 46.7% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 34.3% 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 16,806 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 
 
73.4%   
2nd 
 
21.1%   
3rd 
 
5.5%   
  pies need GD