ranked.vote: London, Ontario / Ward 1 Councilor / 2018

ranked.vote // London, Ontario Ward 1 Councilor

The London, Ontario Municipal Election was held on October 22, 2018. Michael Van Holst was the winner out of 3 candidatesafter 1 elimination round.

Michael Van Holst was also the Condorcet winner.

Michael Van HolstMelanie O'BrienBud PolhillEliminated in round 1

Runoff Rounds

This Sankey diagram shows the votes of each remaining candidate at each round, as well as the breakdown of votes transferred when each candidate was eliminated.

Note that the tabulation (but not the winner) may differ from the official count. You can read more about why this is.

Round 1Round 2Michael Van HolstMelanie O'BrienBud PolhillExhaustedMichael Van HolstMelanie O'BrienExhausted

Pairwise Preferences

For every pair of candidates, this table shows the fraction of voters who preferred one to the other. A preference means that either a voter ranks a candidate ahead of the other, or ranks one candidate but does not list the other. Ballots which rank neither candidate are not counted towards the percent counts.

Less-preferred Candidate
Preferred Candidate
Michael Van Holst
Melanie O'Brien
Bud Polhill
Michael Van Holst 65.6% 68.8%
Melanie O'Brien 34.4% 55.7%
Bud Polhill 31.2% 44.3%

First Alternate

For every pair of candidates, this table shows the fraction of voters who ranked one candidate first ranked the other candidate second.

Second Choice
First Choice
Michael Van Holst
Melanie O'Brien
Bud Polhill
Exhausted
Michael Van Holst 34.4% 22.7% 42.9%
Melanie O'Brien 43.2% 19% 37.8%
Bud Polhill 36.3% 20.7% 43%

Final Vote by First Choice

This table tracks which candidate ballots were ultimately allocated to, among ballots that ranked an eliminated candidate first.

Final Round Choice
First Round Choice
Michael Van Holst
Melanie O'Brien
Exhausted
Bud Polhill 36.3% 20.7% 43%

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