DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 3 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 22,095 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Sean Sullivan 
 
 5,736  (26.0%)   
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney 
 
 5,207  (23.6%)   
Nyeisha DeWitt 
 
 3,906  (17.7%)   
Derrick Muhammad 
 
 3,152  (14.3%)   
Alex Miller-Cole 
 
 2,003  (9.1%)   
Larry Lionel Young, Jr. 
 
 1,959  (8.9%)   
Write-In 
 
 132  (0.6%)  Defeated
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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: Member, City Council, Dist. 3 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 22,095 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Sean Sullivan 
 
 5,739  (26.1%)   
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney 
 
 5,213  (23.7%)   
Nyeisha DeWitt 
 
 3,911  (17.8%)   
Derrick Muhammad 
 
 3,153  (14.3%)   
Alex Miller-Cole 
 
 2,010  (9.1%)   
Larry Lionel Young, Jr. 
 
 1,965  (8.9%)  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 (Larry Lionel Young, Jr.) 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. 3 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 22,095 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Sean Sullivan 
 
 6,136  (28.5%)   
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney 
 
 5,507  (25.6%)   
Nyeisha DeWitt 
 
 4,263  (19.8%)   
Derrick Muhammad 
 
 3,510  (16.3%)   
Alex Miller-Cole 
 
 2,129  (9.9%)  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 (Alex Miller-Cole) 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. 3 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 22,095 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Sean Sullivan 
 
 6,617  (31.5%)   
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney 
 
 5,940  (28.2%)   
Nyeisha DeWitt 
 
 4,748  (22.6%)   
Derrick Muhammad 
 
 3,733  (17.7%)  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 (Derrick Muhammad) 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. 3 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 22,095 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
Sean Sullivan 
 
 7,147  (35.6%)   
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney 
 
 6,838  (34.1%)   
Nyeisha DeWitt 
 
 6,067  (30.3%)  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 (Nyeisha DeWitt) 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. 3 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 22,095 ballots cast.

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


Round 6 Legend  
Sean Sullivan 
 
 8,030  (46.1%)  Defeated
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney 
 
 9,397  (53.9%)  Elected
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Lynette Gibson-McElhaney has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 42.5% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 26% 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. 3 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 22,095 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 
 
55.2%   
2nd 
 
26.0%   
3rd 
 
18.8%   
  pies need GD