DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 1

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  6,964  (28.2%)   
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  5,965  (24.2%)   
Myrna Lim  Chart color  4,462  (18.1%)   
Julio Ramos  Chart color  3,646  (14.8%)   
Randy Knox  Chart color  2,337  (9.5%)   
Mary Goodnature  Chart color  459  (1.9%)   
Adrian Bermudez  Chart color  415  (1.7%)   
Eli M. Horn  Chart color  394  (1.6%)   
Write-In  Chart color  30  (0.1%)   
A. Jackson Matteson  Chart color  1  (0.0%)  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 (A. Jackson Matteson) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 2

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  6,964  (28.2%)   
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  5,965  (24.2%)   
Myrna Lim  Chart color  4,463  (18.1%)   
Julio Ramos  Chart color  3,646  (14.8%)   
Randy Knox  Chart color  2,337  (9.5%)   
Mary Goodnature  Chart color  459  (1.9%)   
Adrian Bermudez  Chart color  415  (1.7%)   
Eli M. Horn  Chart color  394  (1.6%)   
Write-In  Chart color  30  (0.1%)  Defeated
Pie chart

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: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 3

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  6,965  (28.3%)   
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  5,965  (24.2%)   
Myrna Lim  Chart color  4,465  (18.1%)   
Julio Ramos  Chart color  3,646  (14.8%)   
Randy Knox  Chart color  2,337  (9.5%)   
Mary Goodnature  Chart color  459  (1.9%)   
Adrian Bermudez  Chart color  415  (1.7%)   
Eli M. Horn  Chart color  394  (1.6%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Eli M. Horn) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 4

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  7,012  (28.6%)   
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  6,027  (24.6%)   
Myrna Lim  Chart color  4,511  (18.4%)   
Julio Ramos  Chart color  3,681  (15.0%)   
Randy Knox  Chart color  2,408  (9.8%)   
Mary Goodnature  Chart color  480  (2.0%)   
Adrian Bermudez  Chart color  429  (1.7%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Adrian Bermudez) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 5

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  7,074  (28.9%)   
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  6,100  (24.9%)   
Myrna Lim  Chart color  4,555  (18.6%)   
Julio Ramos  Chart color  3,800  (15.5%)   
Randy Knox  Chart color  2,428  (9.9%)   
Mary Goodnature  Chart color  510  (2.1%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Mary Goodnature) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 6

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  7,124  (29.2%)   
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  6,190  (25.4%)   
Myrna Lim  Chart color  4,678  (19.2%)   
Julio Ramos  Chart color  3,884  (15.9%)   
Randy Knox  Chart color  2,487  (10.2%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Randy Knox) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 7

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  7,625  (32.1%)   
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  6,727  (28.4%)   
Myrna Lim  Chart color  5,053  (21.3%)   
Julio Ramos  Chart color  4,321  (18.2%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Julio Ramos) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 8

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  8,887  (39.6%)   
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  7,611  (33.9%)   
Myrna Lim  Chart color  5,929  (26.4%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (Myrna Lim) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 ballots cast.


Round 9

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
John Avalos  Chart color  10,225  (52.9%)  Elected
Ahsha Safai  Chart color  9,092  (47.1%)  Defeated
Pie chart

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

In the end, 38% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 25.9% 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: Board of Supervisors, District 11 - San Francisco, 2008

1 candidate will be elected with 26,909 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    67.7% 
2nd    22.2% 
3rd    10.2% 
Pie chart