DemoChoice Web Poll: California Controller
1 candidate will be elected with 1,241 ballots cast.

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


Round 1 Legend  
Tony Strickland, Taxpayer Organization President (Republican)  
 
 323  (26.0%)   
Elizabeth Barron, Retired Teacher (Peace and Freedom)  
 
 323  (26.0%)   
John Chiang, Member, State Board of Equalization (Democratic)  
 
 285  (23.0%)   
Laura Wells, Financial Systems Consultant (Green)  
 
 146  (11.8%)   
Donna Tello, Tax Accountant (Libertarian)  
 
 121  (9.8%)   
Warren Campbell, Minister (American Independent)  
 
 43  (3.5%)  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 (Warren Campbell, Minister (American Independent)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: California Controller
1 candidate will be elected with 1,241 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Tony Strickland, Taxpayer Organization President (Republican)  
 
 323  (26.0%)   
Elizabeth Barron, Retired Teacher (Peace and Freedom)  
 
 363  (29.3%)   
John Chiang, Member, State Board of Equalization (Democratic)  
 
 285  (23.0%)   
Laura Wells, Financial Systems Consultant (Green)  
 
 147  (11.9%)   
Donna Tello, Tax Accountant (Libertarian)  
 
 122  (9.8%)  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 (Donna Tello, Tax Accountant (Libertarian)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: California Controller
1 candidate will be elected with 1,241 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Tony Strickland, Taxpayer Organization President (Republican)  
 
 336  (27.3%)   
Elizabeth Barron, Retired Teacher (Peace and Freedom)  
 
 450  (36.5%)   
John Chiang, Member, State Board of Equalization (Democratic)  
 
 289  (23.4%)   
Laura Wells, Financial Systems Consultant (Green)  
 
 158  (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 (Laura Wells, Financial Systems Consultant (Green)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: California Controller
1 candidate will be elected with 1,241 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
Tony Strickland, Taxpayer Organization President (Republican)  
 
 357  (29.3%)   
Elizabeth Barron, Retired Teacher (Peace and Freedom)  
 
 525  (43.1%)   
John Chiang, Member, State Board of Equalization (Democratic)  
 
 337  (27.6%)  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 (John Chiang, Member, State Board of Equalization (Democratic)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: California Controller
1 candidate will be elected with 1,241 ballots cast.

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


Round 5 Legend  
Tony Strickland, Taxpayer Organization President (Republican)  
 
 469  (40.0%)  Defeated
Elizabeth Barron, Retired Teacher (Peace and Freedom)  
 
 703  (60.0%)  Elected
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Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

Elizabeth Barron, Retired Teacher (Peace and Freedom) has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 56.6% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 26% 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 Controller
1 candidate will be elected with 1,241 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 
 
45.9%   
2nd 
 
47.9%   
3rd 
 
3.6%   
4th 
 
2.0%   
5th 
 
0.6%   
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