DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 4 - San Francisco, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 19,814 ballots cast.

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


Round 1    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Ed Jew  5,184  (26.2%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________ :
Ron Dudum  5,134  (25.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB __________________________ :
Jaynry Mak  4,569  (23.1%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ______________________________ :
Doug Chan  3,236  (16.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ______________________________________ :
David Ferguson  1,455  (7.3%) 
GGGGGGGG _______________________________________________ :
Houston Zheng  234  (1.2%) 
F ______________________________________________________ :
Write-in  (0.0%) 
_______________________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Write-in Defeated

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 (Write-in) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

New colors:
K
None of these

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 4 - San Francisco, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 19,814 ballots cast.

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


Round 2    
------------------------------------------------------- 50%
Ed Jew  5,184  (26.2%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________________ :
Ron Dudum  5,134  (25.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB __________________________ :
Jaynry Mak  4,569  (23.1%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ______________________________ :
Doug Chan  3,236  (16.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____________________________________ :
David Ferguson  1,455  (7.3%) 
GGGGGGGG _______________________________________________ :
Houston Zheng  234  (1.2%) 
F ______________________________________________________ :
None of these   
_______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Houston Zheng Defeated
C 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 (Houston Zheng) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 4 - San Francisco, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 19,814 ballots cast.

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


Round 3    
------------------------------------------------------ 50%
Ed Jew  5,245  (26.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _________________________ :
Ron Dudum  5,152  (26.0%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _________________________ :
Jaynry Mak  4,609  (23.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _____________________________ :
Doug Chan  3,285  (16.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________________________ :
David Ferguson  1,490  (7.5%) 
GGGGGGGG ______________________________________________ :
None of these  33   
______________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
David Ferguson Defeated
BB C DDD E KK

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 (David Ferguson) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 4 - San Francisco, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 19,814 ballots cast.

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


Round 4    
------------------------------------------------------ 50%
Ed Jew  5,441  (28.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ________________________ :
Ron Dudum  5,521  (28.5%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _______________________ :
Jaynry Mak  5,012  (25.9%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________ :
Doug Chan  3,414  (17.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________________________ :
None of these  426   
KKK ___________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Doug Chan Defeated
BBBB CCCCC DDDDD KKKK

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 (Doug Chan) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 4 - San Francisco, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 19,814 ballots cast.

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


Round 5    
--------------------------------------------------- 50%
Ed Jew  6,455  (34.7%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________ :
Ron Dudum  6,305  (33.9%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ________________ :
Jaynry Mak  5,851  (31.4%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ___________________ :
None of these  1,203   
KKKKKKK ____________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Jaynry Mak Defeated
BBBBBBB CCCCCCCCCC KKKKKKKKKKKKKKK

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 (Jaynry Mak) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














 
  
DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 4 - San Francisco, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 19,814 ballots cast.

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


Round 6    
-------------------------------------------- 50%
Ed Jew  8,388  (52.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC :CCC
Ron Dudum  7,587  (47.5%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB __ :
None of these  3,839   
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK _______________________
   
Results  
Ron DudumDefeated 
Ed JewElected 

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).

Ed Jew has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 42.3% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 26.2% if only the first-round votes were used.

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
















 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 4 - San Francisco, 2006
1 candidate will be elected with 19,814 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 61.1% 
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2nd 26.2% 
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3rd 12.7% 
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