DemoChoice Web Poll: California Attorney General
1 candidate will be elected with 1,282 ballots cast.

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Round 1 Legend  
Chuck Poochigian, California Senator/Attorney (Republican)  
 
 442  (34.5%)   
Jerry Brown, Oakland Mayor/Attorney (Democratic)  
 
 395  (30.8%)   
Kenneth Weissman, Attorney At Law (Libertarian)  
 
 258  (20.1%)   
Michael Wyman, Attorney-At-Law (Green)  
 
 130  (10.1%)   
Jack Harrison, Attorney/Rent Commissioner (Peace and Freedom)  
 
 57  (4.4%)  Defeated
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In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Jack Harrison, Attorney/Rent Commissioner (Peace and Freedom)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: California Attorney General
1 candidate will be elected with 1,282 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Chuck Poochigian, California Senator/Attorney (Republican)  
 
 442  (34.7%)   
Jerry Brown, Oakland Mayor/Attorney (Democratic)  
 
 405  (31.8%)   
Kenneth Weissman, Attorney At Law (Libertarian)  
 
 260  (20.4%)   
Michael Wyman, Attorney-At-Law (Green)  
 
 165  (13.0%)  Defeated
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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 (Michael Wyman, Attorney-At-Law (Green)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: California Attorney General
1 candidate will be elected with 1,282 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Chuck Poochigian, California Senator/Attorney (Republican)  
 
 452  (36.4%)   
Jerry Brown, Oakland Mayor/Attorney (Democratic)  
 
 491  (39.5%)   
Kenneth Weissman, Attorney At Law (Libertarian)  
 
 299  (24.1%)  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 (Kenneth Weissman, Attorney At Law (Libertarian)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: California Attorney General
1 candidate will be elected with 1,282 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Chuck Poochigian, California Senator/Attorney (Republican)  
 
 661  (54.4%)  Elected
Jerry Brown, Oakland Mayor/Attorney (Democratic)  
 
 554  (45.6%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Chuck Poochigian, California Senator/Attorney (Republican) has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 51.6% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 34.5% if only the first-round votes were used.

Also, view the Ballot Depth info to see how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: California Attorney General
1 candidate will be elected with 1,282 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 
 
66.9%   
2nd 
 
31.9%   
3rd 
 
0.8%   
4th 
 
0.5%   
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