DemoChoice Web Poll: San Francisco Sheriff 2011
1 candidate will be elected with 183,233 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Ross Mirkarimi 
 
 70,457  (38.5%)   
Chris Cunnie 
 
 51,602  (28.2%)   
Paul Miyamoto 
 
 49,814  (27.2%)   
David Wong 
 
 11,360  (6.2%)  Defeated
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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 (David Wong) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: San Francisco Sheriff 2011
1 candidate will be elected with 183,233 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Ross Mirkarimi 
 
 72,474  (40.3%)   
Chris Cunnie 
 
 53,213  (29.6%)  Defeated
Paul Miyamoto 
 
 54,350  (30.2%)   
  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 (Chris Cunnie) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: San Francisco Sheriff 2011
1 candidate will be elected with 183,233 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Ross Mirkarimi 
 
 86,592  (53.5%)  Elected
Paul Miyamoto 
 
 75,137  (46.5%)  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, 47.3% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 38.5% 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: San Francisco Sheriff 2011
1 candidate will be elected with 183,233 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 
 
81.1%   
2nd 
 
17.1%   
3rd 
 
1.9%   
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