DemoChoice Web Poll: California Treasurer
1 candidate will be elected with 1,052 ballots cast.

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Round 1    
------------------------------------------------ 50%
Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (Republican)   364  (34.6%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______________ :
Bill Lockyer, California Attorney General (Democratic)   243  (23.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA __________________________ :
Marian Smithson, City Treasurer/CPA (Libertarian)   161  (15.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
E. Noonan, Computer Technician (American Independent)   141  (13.4%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCC ___________________________________ :
Mehul Thakker, Investment Advisor (Green)   103  (9.8%) 
DDDDDDDDDD ______________________________________ :
Gerald Sanders (Peace and Freedom)   40  (3.8%) 
FFFF ____________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Gerald Sanders (Peace and Freedom) Defeated
DDD E

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Gerald Sanders (Peace and Freedom)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

New colors:
G
None of these

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DemoChoice Web Poll: California Treasurer
1 candidate will be elected with 1,052 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 2    
----------------------------------------------- 50%
Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (Republican)   364  (34.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _____________ :
Bill Lockyer, California Attorney General (Democratic)   243  (23.3%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _________________________ :
Marian Smithson, City Treasurer/CPA (Libertarian)   164  (15.7%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ________________________________ :
E. Noonan, Computer Technician (American Independent)   141  (13.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________________ :
Mehul Thakker, Investment Advisor (Green)   132  (12.6%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________________ :
None of these   
G ______________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mehul Thakker, Investment Advisor (Green) Defeated
AAAA C EEEEE GG

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Mehul Thakker, Investment Advisor (Green)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: California Treasurer
1 candidate will be elected with 1,052 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 3    
---------------------------------------------- 50%
Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (Republican)   370  (36.5%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________ :
Bill Lockyer, California Attorney General (Democratic)   283  (27.9%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ____________________ :
Marian Smithson, City Treasurer/CPA (Libertarian)   213  (21.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________________ :
E. Noonan, Computer Technician (American Independent)   147  (14.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCC _________________________________ :
None of these  39   
GGGG __________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
E. Noonan, Computer Technician (American Independent) Defeated
AA BBBBBBBB E G

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (E. Noonan, Computer Technician (American Independent)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: California Treasurer
1 candidate will be elected with 1,052 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 4    
---------------------------------------------- 50%
Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (Republican)   463  (46.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___ :
Bill Lockyer, California Attorney General (Democratic)   306  (30.6%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA __________________ :
Marian Smithson, City Treasurer/CPA (Libertarian)   232  (23.2%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _________________________ :
None of these  51   
GGGGG _________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Marian Smithson, City Treasurer/CPA (Libertarian) Defeated
AAAAAAA BBBBBBBBBBBBB GG

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Marian Smithson, City Treasurer/CPA (Libertarian)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: California Treasurer
1 candidate will be elected with 1,052 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 5    
--------------------------------------------- 50%
Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (Republican)   599  (61.1%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB :BBBBBBBBBB
Bill Lockyer, California Attorney General (Democratic)   381  (38.9%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA __________ :
None of these  72   
GGGGGGG ______________________________________
   
Results  
Bill Lockyer, California Attorney General (Democratic) Defeated 
Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (Republican) Elected 

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (50% of counted votes).

Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (Republican) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 56.9% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 34.6% if only the first-round votes were used.

The Ballot Depth section shows how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: California Treasurer
1 candidate will be elected with 1,052 ballots cast.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final 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 60.8% 
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2nd 33.2% 
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3rd 3.5% 
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4th 1.8% 
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5th 0.7%