DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 4 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 25,219 ballots cast.


Round 1

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Sheng Thao  Chart color  8,750  (34.7%)   
Pam Harris  Chart color  6,825  (27.1%)   
Nayeli Maxson  Chart color  4,086  (16.2%)   
Charlie Michelson  Chart color  2,783  (11.0%)   
Matt Hummel  Chart color  1,142  (4.5%)   
Joseph E. Simmons  Chart color  934  (3.7%)   
Joseph Tanios  Chart color  699  (2.8%)  Defeated
Pie chart

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.


Round 2

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Sheng Thao  Chart color  8,855  (35.4%)   
Pam Harris  Chart color  6,920  (27.7%)   
Nayeli Maxson  Chart color  4,199  (16.8%)   
Charlie Michelson  Chart color  2,862  (11.4%)   
Matt Hummel  Chart color  1,208  (4.8%)   
Joseph E. Simmons  Chart color  979  (3.9%)  Defeated
Pie chart

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.


Round 3

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Sheng Thao  Chart color  8,999  (36.3%)   
Pam Harris  Chart color  7,267  (29.3%)   
Nayeli Maxson  Chart color  4,295  (17.3%)   
Charlie Michelson  Chart color  2,934  (11.8%)   
Matt Hummel  Chart color  1,273  (5.1%)  Defeated
Pie chart

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.


Round 4

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Sheng Thao  Chart color  9,190  (37.6%)   
Pam Harris  Chart color  7,688  (31.4%)   
Nayeli Maxson  Chart color  4,452  (18.2%)   
Charlie Michelson  Chart color  3,129  (12.8%)  Defeated
Pie chart

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.


Round 5

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Sheng Thao  Chart color  10,011  (43.0%)   
Pam Harris  Chart color  8,291  (35.6%)   
Nayeli Maxson  Chart color  4,994  (21.4%)  Defeated
Pie chart

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.


Round 6

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Sheng Thao  Chart color  11,736  (54.1%)  Elected
Pam Harris  Chart color  9,960  (45.9%)  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, 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.


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% 
Pie chart