DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, District 4 - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 20,994 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 1    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Libby Schaaf  8,756  (41.7%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _________ :
Jill Broadhurst  4,807  (22.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______________________________ :
Melanie Shelby  2,463  (11.7%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________________________ :
Daniel Swafford  2,348  (11.2%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGG ___________________________________________ :
Clinton Killian  1,138  (5.4%) 
FFFFFF _________________________________________________ :
Ralph Kanz  883  (4.2%) 
CCCCC __________________________________________________ :
Jason Gillen  530  (2.5%) 
HHH ____________________________________________________ :
Write-In  69  (0.3%) 
I ______________________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Write-In Defeated

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

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

New colors:
K
None of these

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, District 4 - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 20,994 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 2    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Libby Schaaf  8,758  (41.8%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _________ :
Jill Broadhurst  4,809  (23.0%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______________________________ :
Melanie Shelby  2,466  (11.8%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________________________ :
Daniel Swafford  2,351  (11.2%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGG ___________________________________________ :
Clinton Killian  1,143  (5.5%) 
FFFFFF _________________________________________________ :
Ralph Kanz  885  (4.2%) 
CCCC ___________________________________________________ :
Jason Gillen  531  (2.5%) 
HHH ____________________________________________________ :
None of these  51   
_______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Jason Gillen Defeated
E F K

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Jason Gillen) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, District 4 - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 20,994 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 3    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Libby Schaaf  8,835  (42.4%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ________ :
Jill Broadhurst  4,878  (23.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______________________________ :
Melanie Shelby  2,552  (12.2%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________________________ :
Daniel Swafford  2,444  (11.7%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGG __________________________________________ :
Clinton Killian  1,203  (5.8%) 
FFFFFFF ________________________________________________ :
Ralph Kanz  936  (4.5%) 
CCCCC __________________________________________________ :
None of these  146   
K ______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Ralph Kanz Defeated
B D E GG K

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Ralph Kanz) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, District 4 - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 20,994 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 4    
------------------------------------------------------ 50%
Libby Schaaf  9,001  (43.4%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _______ :
Jill Broadhurst  5,062  (24.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___________________________ :
Melanie Shelby  2,652  (12.8%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDD ________________________________________ :
Daniel Swafford  2,741  (13.2%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGG ________________________________________ :
Clinton Killian  1,273  (6.1%) 
FFFFFFF _______________________________________________ :
None of these  265   
KK ____________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Clinton Killian Defeated
B DD E G KK

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Clinton Killian) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, District 4 - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 20,994 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 5    
----------------------------------------------------- 50%
Libby Schaaf  9,249  (45.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ____ :
Jill Broadhurst  5,286  (25.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _________________________ :
Melanie Shelby  3,017  (14.8%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _____________________________________ :
Daniel Swafford  2,886  (14.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _____________________________________ :
None of these  556   
KKK __________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Daniel Swafford Defeated
BBB DD EEEEEE KKKK

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Daniel Swafford) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
  
DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, District 4 - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 20,994 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 6    
---------------------------------------------------- 50%
Libby Schaaf  10,439  (53.1%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE :EE
Jill Broadhurst  5,828  (29.6%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______________________ :
Melanie Shelby  3,404  (17.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________________ :
None of these  1,323   
KKKKKKK _____________________________________________
   
Results  
Jill BroadhurstDefeated 
Melanie ShelbyDefeated 
Libby SchaafElected 

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

Libby Schaaf has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 49.7% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 41.7% if only the first-round votes were used.

The Ballot Depth section shows how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.
















 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, District 4 - Oakland, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 20,994 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final 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 83.8% 
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2nd 11.8% 
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3rd 4.4% 
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