DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 8 - San Francisco, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 34,950 ballots cast.

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


Round 1    
----------------------------------------------------- 50%
Scott Wiener  14,813  (42.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ________ :
Rafael Mandelman  12,433  (35.6%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ________________ :
Rebecca Prozan  5,872  (16.8%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ____________________________________ :
Bill Hemenger  1,802  (5.2%) 
EEEEE ________________________________________________ :
Write-In  30  (0.1%) 
_____________________________________________________ :
   
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:
H
None of these

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 8 - San Francisco, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 34,950 ballots cast.

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


Round 2    
----------------------------------------------------- 50%
Scott Wiener  14,815  (42.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ________ :
Rafael Mandelman  12,434  (35.6%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ________________ :
Rebecca Prozan  5,873  (16.8%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ____________________________________ :
Bill Hemenger  1,802  (5.2%) 
EEEEE ________________________________________________ :
None of these  26   
_____________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Bill Hemenger Defeated
BB C D HH

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

next round Next Round














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 8 - San Francisco, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 34,950 ballots cast.

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


Round 3    
---------------------------------------------------- 50%
Scott Wiener  15,419  (45.0%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _____ :
Rafael Mandelman  12,649  (36.9%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ______________ :
Rebecca Prozan  6,218  (18.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _________________________________ :
None of these  664   
HH __________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Rebecca Prozan Defeated
BBBBBBBBB DDDDDDD HHHH

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

next round Next Round














 
  
DemoChoice Web Poll: Board of Supervisors, District 8 - San Francisco, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 34,950 ballots cast.

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


Round 4    
------------------------------------------------- 50%
Scott Wiener  18,239  (55.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB :BBBBBB
Rafael Mandelman  14,687  (44.6%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _____ :
None of these  2,024   
HHHHHH ___________________________________________
   
Results  
Scott WienerElected 
Rafael MandelmanDefeated 

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).

Scott Wiener has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 52.2% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 42.4% 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 8 - San Francisco, 2010
1 candidate will be elected with 34,950 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 81.1% 
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2nd 16.6% 
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3rd 2.2% 
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