DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - San Leandro, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 22,484 ballots cast.

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


Round 1 Legend  
Anthony B. 'Tony' Santos 
 
 7,982  (35.5%)   
Stephen H. Cassidy 
 
 7,908  (35.2%)   
Joyce Rutledge Starosciak 
 
 5,206  (23.2%)   
Sara M. Mestas 
 
 925  (4.1%)   
John R. Palau 
 
 390  (1.7%)   
Write-In 
 
 64  (0.3%)   
Lou Filipovich 
 
 9  (0.0%)  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 (Lou Filipovich) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - San Leandro, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 22,484 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Anthony B. 'Tony' Santos 
 
 7,982  (35.5%)   
Stephen H. Cassidy 
 
 7,910  (35.2%)   
Joyce Rutledge Starosciak 
 
 5,206  (23.2%)   
Sara M. Mestas 
 
 925  (4.1%)   
John R. Palau 
 
 394  (1.8%)   
Write-In 
 
 64  (0.3%)  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 (Write-In) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - San Leandro, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 22,484 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Anthony B. 'Tony' Santos 
 
 7,987  (35.6%)   
Stephen H. Cassidy 
 
 7,913  (35.3%)   
Joyce Rutledge Starosciak 
 
 5,208  (23.2%)   
Sara M. Mestas 
 
 926  (4.1%)   
John R. Palau 
 
 396  (1.8%)  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 (John R. Palau) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - San Leandro, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 22,484 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Anthony B. 'Tony' Santos 
 
 8,050  (36.0%)   
Stephen H. Cassidy 
 
 7,997  (35.8%)   
Joyce Rutledge Starosciak 
 
 5,259  (23.5%)   
Sara M. Mestas 
 
 1,035  (4.6%)  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 (Sara M. Mestas) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - San Leandro, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 22,484 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
Anthony B. 'Tony' Santos 
 
 8,288  (37.5%)   
Stephen H. Cassidy 
 
 8,300  (37.5%)   
Joyce Rutledge Starosciak 
 
 5,518  (25.0%)  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 (Joyce Rutledge Starosciak) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Mayor - San Leandro, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 22,484 ballots cast.

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


Round 6 Legend  
Anthony B. 'Tony' Santos 
 
 10,045  (49.4%)  Defeated
Stephen H. Cassidy 
 
 10,277  (50.6%)  Elected
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Stephen H. Cassidy has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 45.7% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 35.5% 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: Mayor - San Leandro, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 22,484 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 
 
76.8%   
2nd 
 
18.8%   
3rd 
 
4.4%   
  pies need GD