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

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


Round 1    
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DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent  1,681  (34.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB _________________ :
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP)  1,278  (26.1%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________ :
Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United  1,000  (20.4%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _________________________________ :
KEVIN 'ALMOST QUALIFIED' DEENIHAN, SQUELCH!  632  (12.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCC _________________________________________ :
VIVIEN 'PALPATINE' LEE, Independent  299  (6.1%) 
EEEEEEE ________________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
VIVIEN 'PALPATINE' LEE, Independent Defeated
B C GGG

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

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

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


Round 2    
----------------------------------------------------- 50%
DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent  1,738  (36.6%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______________ :
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP)  1,301  (27.4%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _______________________ :
Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United  1,033  (21.8%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________________ :
KEVIN 'ALMOST QUALIFIED' DEENIHAN, SQUELCH!  675  (14.2%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________________________ :
None of these  143   
GGG __________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
KEVIN 'ALMOST QUALIFIED' DEENIHAN, SQUELCH! Defeated
BBBB D FF GGGGGGGGG

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 (KEVIN 'ALMOST QUALIFIED' DEENIHAN, SQUELCH!) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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

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


Round 3    
------------------------------------------------- 50%
DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent  1,893  (43.5%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ______ :
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP)  1,347  (31.0%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD ___________________ :
Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United  1,109  (25.5%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ________________________ :
None of these  541   
GGGGGGGGGGGG _____________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United Defeated
BBBBBB DDDD GGGGGGGGGGGGGGG

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 (Zein Obagi, Jr., BEARS-United) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

next round Next Round














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

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


Round 4    
----------------------------------------- 50%
DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent  2,163  (58.7%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB :BBBBBBBB
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP)  1,523  (41.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _______ :
None of these  1,204   
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ______________
   
Results  
DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), IndependentElected 
RONALD CRUZ, Defend Affirmative Action Party (DAAP)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).

DAVE MADAN (Incumbent), Independent has enough votes to guarantee victory 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.

The Ballot Depth section shows 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.

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 77.7% 
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2nd 15.0% 
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3rd 5.1% 
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4th 2.1% 
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