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

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


Round 1    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Sean Sullivan  5,736  (26.0%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________ :
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney  5,207  (23.6%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________________ :
Nyeisha DeWitt  3,906  (17.7%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________________________ :
Derrick Muhammad  3,152  (14.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _______________________________________ :
Alex Miller-Cole  2,003  (9.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGG _____________________________________________ :
Larry Lionel Young, Jr.  1,959  (8.9%) 
BBBBBBBBB ______________________________________________ :
Write-In  132  (0.6%) 
H ______________________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Write-In Defeated
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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:
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None of these

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

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


Round 2    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Sean Sullivan  5,739  (26.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ___________________________ :
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney  5,213  (23.7%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________________ :
Nyeisha DeWitt  3,911  (17.8%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________________________ :
Derrick Muhammad  3,153  (14.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _______________________________________ :
Alex Miller-Cole  2,010  (9.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGG _____________________________________________ :
Larry Lionel Young, Jr.  1,965  (8.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBB _____________________________________________ :
None of these  104   
_______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Larry Lionel Young, Jr. Defeated
CC DD E FF G JJ

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 (Larry Lionel Young, Jr.) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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

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


Round 3    
------------------------------------------------------ 50%
Sean Sullivan  6,136  (28.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ________________________ :
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney  5,507  (25.6%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ___________________________ :
Nyeisha DeWitt  4,263  (19.8%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
Derrick Muhammad  3,510  (16.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _____________________________________ :
Alex Miller-Cole  2,129  (9.9%) 
GGGGGGGGGG ____________________________________________ :
None of these  550   
JJ ____________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Alex Miller-Cole Defeated
CC D EEE FF JJJ

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 (Alex Miller-Cole) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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

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


Round 4    
---------------------------------------------------- 50%
Sean Sullivan  6,617  (31.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ___________________ :
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney  5,940  (28.2%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _______________________ :
Nyeisha DeWitt  4,748  (22.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____________________________ :
Derrick Muhammad  3,733  (17.7%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________________ :
None of these  1,057   
JJJJJ _______________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Derrick Muhammad Defeated
CC EEEEEEE FFFF JJJJ

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 (Derrick Muhammad) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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

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


Round 5    
------------------------------------------------- 50%
Sean Sullivan  7,147  (35.6%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _____________ :
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney  6,838  (34.1%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _______________ :
Nyeisha DeWitt  6,067  (30.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________ :
None of these  2,043   
JJJJJJJJJJ _______________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Nyeisha DeWitt Defeated
CCCC FFFFFFFFFFFF JJJJJJJJJJJJJ

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 (Nyeisha DeWitt) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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

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


Round 6    
-------------------------------------------- 50%
Sean Sullivan  8,030  (46.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ____ :
Lynette Gibson-McElhaney  9,397  (53.9%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF :FF
None of these  4,668   
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _____________________
   
Results  
Sean SullivanDefeated 
Lynette Gibson-McElhaneyElected 

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).

Lynette Gibson-McElhaney has enough votes to guarantee victory 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.

The Ballot Depth section shows 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.

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 55.2% 
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2nd 26.0% 
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3rd 18.8% 
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