DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 40,342  (33.7%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 29,266  (24.5%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 25,813  (21.6%)   
Joe Tuman 
 
 14,347  (12.0%)   
Marcie Hodge 
 
 2,994  (2.5%)   
Terence Candell 
 
 2,315  (1.9%)   
Don MacLeay 
 
 1,630  (1.4%)   
Greg Harland 
 
 966  (0.8%)   
Larry Lionel 'LL' Young Jr. 
 
 933  (0.8%)   
Arnold Fields 
 
 733  (0.6%)   
Write-In 
 
 268  (0.2%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

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

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Write-In) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 40,374  (33.8%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 29,299  (24.5%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 25,831  (21.6%)   
Joe Tuman 
 
 14,357  (12.0%)   
Marcie Hodge 
 
 2,999  (2.5%)   
Terence Candell 
 
 2,316  (1.9%)   
Don MacLeay 
 
 1,636  (1.4%)   
Greg Harland 
 
 968  (0.8%)   
Larry Lionel 'LL' Young Jr. 
 
 939  (0.8%)   
Arnold Fields 
 
 738  (0.6%)  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 (Arnold Fields) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 40,455  (33.9%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 29,391  (24.6%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 25,890  (21.7%)   
Joe Tuman 
 
 14,471  (12.1%)   
Marcie Hodge 
 
 3,033  (2.5%)   
Terence Candell 
 
 2,386  (2.0%)   
Don MacLeay 
 
 1,677  (1.4%)   
Greg Harland 
 
 1,059  (0.9%)   
Larry Lionel 'LL' Young Jr. 
 
 976  (0.8%)  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 (Larry Lionel 'LL' Young Jr.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 40,606  (34.1%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 29,514  (24.8%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 26,026  (21.8%)   
Joe Tuman 
 
 14,552  (12.2%)   
Marcie Hodge 
 
 3,155  (2.6%)   
Terence Candell 
 
 2,497  (2.1%)   
Don MacLeay 
 
 1,719  (1.4%)   
Greg Harland 
 
 1,087  (0.9%)  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 (Greg Harland) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 40,728  (34.2%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 29,645  (24.9%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 26,117  (22.0%)   
Joe Tuman 
 
 14,780  (12.4%)   
Marcie Hodge 
 
 3,200  (2.7%)   
Terence Candell 
 
 2,613  (2.2%)   
Don MacLeay 
 
 1,852  (1.6%)  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 (Don MacLeay) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 6 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 40,814  (34.4%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 30,500  (25.7%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 26,496  (22.3%)   
Joe Tuman 
 
 14,949  (12.6%)   
Marcie Hodge 
 
 3,250  (2.7%)   
Terence Candell 
 
 2,680  (2.3%)  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 (Terence Candell) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 7 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 41,364  (35.1%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 30,884  (26.2%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 26,831  (22.8%)   
Joe Tuman 
 
 15,202  (12.9%)   
Marcie Hodge 
 
 3,625  (3.1%)  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 (Marcie Hodge) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 8 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 42,188  (36.1%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 31,655  (27.1%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 27,475  (23.5%)   
Joe Tuman 
 
 15,462  (13.2%)  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 (Joe Tuman) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 9 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 45,465  (40.2%)   
Jean Quan 
 
 35,033  (30.9%)   
Rebecca Kaplan 
 
 32,719  (28.9%)  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 (Rebecca Kaplan) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 ballots cast.

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


Round 10 Legend  
Don Perata 
 
 51,872  (49.0%)  Defeated
Jean Quan 
 
 53,897  (51.0%)  Elected
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Jean Quan has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 45.1% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 33.7% 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: Mayor - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 119,607 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 
 
54.2%   
2nd 
 
31.5%   
3rd 
 
14.3%   
  pies need GD