DemoChoice Web Poll: ASUC 2004 Student Advocate Election (UC Berkeley)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,890 ballots cast.

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


Round 1 Legend  
DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent 
 
 1,681  (34.4%)   
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP) 
 
 1,278  (26.1%)   
Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United 
 
 1,000  (20.4%)   
KEVIN 'ALMOST QUALIFIED' DEENIHAN, SQUELCH! 
 
 632  (12.9%)   
VIVIEN 'PALPATINE' LEE, Independent 
 
 299  (6.1%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

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 (VIVIEN 'PALPATINE' LEE, Independent) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: ASUC 2004 Student Advocate Election (UC Berkeley)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,890 ballots cast.

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


Round 2 Legend  
DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent 
 
 1,738  (36.6%)   
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP) 
 
 1,301  (27.4%)   
Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United 
 
 1,033  (21.8%)   
KEVIN 'ALMOST QUALIFIED' DEENIHAN, SQUELCH! 
 
 675  (14.2%)  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 (KEVIN 'ALMOST QUALIFIED' DEENIHAN, SQUELCH!) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: ASUC 2004 Student Advocate Election (UC Berkeley)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,890 ballots cast.

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


Round 3 Legend  
DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent 
 
 1,893  (43.5%)   
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP) 
 
 1,347  (31.0%)   
Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United 
 
 1,109  (25.5%)  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 (Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.














 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: ASUC 2004 Student Advocate Election (UC Berkeley)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,890 ballots cast.

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


Round 4 Legend  
DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent 
 
 2,163  (58.7%)  Elected
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP) 
 
 1,523  (41.3%)  Defeated
  pies need GD2 extension

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

DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.
In the end, 44.2% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 34.4% if only the first-round votes were used.

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
















 
 
DemoChoice Web Poll: ASUC 2004 Student Advocate Election (UC Berkeley)
1 candidate will be elected with 4,890 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 
 
77.7%   
2nd 
 
15.0%   
3rd 
 
5.1%   
4th 
 
2.1%   
  pies need GD