DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 25,219 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 8,750  (34.7%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 6,825  (27.1%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 4,086  (16.2%)   
Charlie Michelson 
 
 2,783  (11.0%)   
Matt Hummel 
 
 1,142  (4.5%)   
Joseph E. Simmons 
 
 934  (3.7%)   
Joseph Tanios 
 
 699  (2.8%)  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 (Joseph Tanios) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 25,219 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 8,855  (35.4%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 6,920  (27.7%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 4,199  (16.8%)   
Charlie Michelson 
 
 2,862  (11.4%)   
Matt Hummel 
 
 1,208  (4.8%)   
Joseph E. Simmons 
 
 979  (3.9%)  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 (Joseph E. Simmons) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 25,219 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 8,999  (36.3%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 7,267  (29.3%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 4,295  (17.3%)   
Charlie Michelson 
 
 2,934  (11.8%)   
Matt Hummel 
 
 1,273  (5.1%)  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 (Matt Hummel) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 25,219 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 9,190  (37.6%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 7,688  (31.4%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 4,452  (18.2%)   
Charlie Michelson 
 
 3,129  (12.8%)  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 (Charlie Michelson) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 25,219 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 10,011  (43.0%)   
Pam Harris 
 
 8,291  (35.6%)   
Nayeli Maxson 
 
 4,994  (21.4%)  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 (Nayeli Maxson) 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 25,219 ballots cast.

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


Round 6 Legend  
Sheng Thao 
 
 11,736  (54.1%)  Elected
Pam Harris 
 
 9,960  (45.9%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

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

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.
In the end, 46.5% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 34.7% 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. 4 - Oakland (RCV)
1 candidate will be elected with 25,219 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 
 
74.5%   
2nd 
 
20.2%   
3rd 
 
5.3%   
  pies need GD