DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 6 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 19,547 ballots cast.


Round 1

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Loren Taylor  Chart color  7,158  (40.1%)   
Desley Brooks  Chart color  4,429  (24.8%)   
Mya Whitaker  Chart color  2,500  (14.0%)   
Natasha Middleton  Chart color  2,167  (12.1%)   
Marlo Rodriguez  Chart color  1,591  (8.9%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Marlo Rodriguez) 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. 6 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 19,547 ballots cast.


Round 2

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Loren Taylor  Chart color  7,539  (43.1%)   
Desley Brooks  Chart color  4,577  (26.2%)   
Mya Whitaker  Chart color  2,883  (16.5%)   
Natasha Middleton  Chart color  2,501  (14.3%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Natasha Middleton) 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. 6 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 19,547 ballots cast.


Round 3

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Loren Taylor  Chart color  8,420  (49.1%)   
Desley Brooks  Chart color  4,814  (28.1%)   
Mya Whitaker  Chart color  3,908  (22.8%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Mya Whitaker) 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. 6 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 19,547 ballots cast.


Round 4

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Loren Taylor  Chart color  9,858  (64.3%)  Elected
Desley Brooks  Chart color  5,483  (35.7%)  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, 50.4% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 36.6% 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. 6 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 19,547 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    72.5% 
2nd    17.4% 
3rd    10.1% 
Pie chart