DemoChoice Web Poll: Member, City Council, Dist. 5 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 13,482 ballots cast.


Round 1

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Noel Gallo  Chart color  4,633  (41.0%)   
Mario Juarez  Chart color  3,775  (33.4%)   
Dawn McMahan  Chart color  2,059  (18.2%)   
Aracely "Shelly" Garza  Chart color  752  (6.7%)   
Write-In  Chart color  73  (0.6%)  Defeated
Pie chart

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 (Write-In) 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. 5 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 13,482 ballots cast.


Round 2

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Noel Gallo  Chart color  4,639  (41.3%)   
Mario Juarez  Chart color  3,785  (33.7%)   
Dawn McMahan  Chart color  2,067  (18.4%)   
Aracely "Shelly" Garza  Chart color  754  (6.7%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Aracely "Shelly" Garza) 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. 5 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 13,482 ballots cast.


Round 3

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Noel Gallo  Chart color  4,847  (43.9%)   
Mario Juarez  Chart color  3,965  (35.9%)   
Dawn McMahan  Chart color  2,239  (20.3%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Dawn McMahan) 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. 5 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 13,482 ballots cast.


Round 4

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
Noel Gallo  Chart color  5,716  (54.6%)  Elected
Mario Juarez  Chart color  4,744  (45.4%)  Defeated
Pie chart

Noel Gallo has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.

In the end, 42.4% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 34.4% 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. 5 - Oakland (RCV)

1 candidate will be elected with 13,482 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    80.8% 
2nd    14.8% 
3rd    4.4% 
Pie chart