DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 8 - Berkeley (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 4,964 ballots cast.


Round 1

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Lori Droste  Chart color  1,318  (29.2%)   
George Beier  Chart color  1,198  (26.5%)   
Mike Alvarez Cohen  Chart color  1,165  (25.8%)   
Jacquelyn Mccormick  Chart color  837  (18.5%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Jacquelyn Mccormick) 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. 8 - Berkeley (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 4,964 ballots cast.


Round 2

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Lori Droste  Chart color  1,614  (36.8%)   
George Beier  Chart color  1,473  (33.6%)   
Mike Alvarez Cohen  Chart color  1,300  (29.6%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Mike Alvarez Cohen) 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. 8 - Berkeley (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 4,964 ballots cast.


Round 3

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Lori Droste  Chart color  2,072  (50.2%)  Elected
George Beier  Chart color  2,056  (49.8%)  Defeated
Pie chart

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.

In the end, 41.7% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 26.6% 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. 8 - Berkeley (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 4,964 ballots cast.


Ballot Depth

This shows how much the lower rankings on ballots contributed to the winning candidate.

Rank Fraction of votes for winner
1st    63.4% 
2nd    29.9% 
3rd    6.7% 
Pie chart