DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 1 - Berkeley (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 7,872 ballots cast.


Round 1

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Rashi Kesarwani  Chart color  3,500  (44.5%)   
Igor A. Tregub  Chart color  2,811  (35.7%)   
Margo Schueler  Chart color  1,216  (15.4%)   
Mary Behm-steinberg  Chart color  345  (4.4%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Mary Behm-steinberg) 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. 1 - Berkeley (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 7,872 ballots cast.


Round 2

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Rashi Kesarwani  Chart color  3,545  (45.5%)   
Igor A. Tregub  Chart color  2,906  (37.3%)   
Margo Schueler  Chart color  1,347  (17.3%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Margo Schueler) 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. 1 - Berkeley (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 7,872 ballots cast.


Round 3

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Rashi Kesarwani  Chart color  4,120  (54.5%)  Elected
Igor A. Tregub  Chart color  3,439  (45.5%)  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, 52.3% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 44.5% 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: Member, City Council, Dist. 1 - Berkeley (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 7,872 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    84.7% 
2nd    12.5% 
3rd    2.8% 
Pie chart