DemoChoice Web Poll

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California Secretary of State
(Rank the candidates you support!)
1 candidate will be elected.
Forrest Hill, Financial Advisor (Green)
Debra Bowen, State Senator (Democratic)
Bruce Mc Pherson, Appointed Secretary of State (Republican)
Margie Akin, Archaeologist/Medical Anthropologist (Peace and Freedom)
Glenn McMillon, Jr., Small Business Owner (American Independent)
Gail Lightfoot, Retired Nurse (Libertarian)
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This is an "instant runoff" poll, allowing voters to conveniently find a strongly supported winner from among many candidates, with minimal worries about "wasting" votes on weak candidates or "splitting" votes between similar candidates. Here's how it works:

  1. Each ballot is counted toward its highest-ranked remaining candidate.
  2. Does a candidate have a majority of counted votes?
    No: The last-place candidate is eliminated; go to step 1.
    Yes: The majority winner wins the election.