DemoChoice Web Poll: 2019 San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 5
1 candidate will be elected with 23,690 ballots cast.

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


Round 1 Legend  
Dean Preston 
 
 11,234  (47.4%)   
Vallie Brown 
 
 11,228  (47.4%)   
Ryan Lam 
 
 950  (4.0%)   
Nomvula O'Meara 
 
 278  (1.2%)  Defeated
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Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, or ask a question.

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 (Nomvula O'Meara) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2019 San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 5
1 candidate will be elected with 23,690 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
Dean Preston 
 
 11,304  (47.9%)   
Vallie Brown 
 
 11,279  (47.8%)   
Ryan Lam 
 
 1,035  (4.4%)  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 (Ryan Lam) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: 2019 San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 5
1 candidate will be elected with 23,690 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
Dean Preston 
 
 11,718  (50.3%)  Elected
Vallie Brown 
 
 11,561  (49.7%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

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

Dean Preston has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 49.5% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 47.4% if only the first-round votes were used.

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

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DemoChoice Web Poll: 2019 San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 5
1 candidate will be elected with 23,690 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 
 
95.9%   
2nd 
 
2.9%   
3rd 
 
1.2%   
  pies need GD