ranked.vote: San Francisco / Board of Supervisors, District 5 / 2008

ranked.vote // San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 5

The San Francisco Consolidated General Election was held on November 4, 2008. Ross Mirkarimi was the winner out of 3 candidatesafter 1 elimination round.

Ross Mirkarimi was also the Condorcet winner.

Ross MirkarimiOwen P. O'DonnellRob AndersonEliminated in round 1Write-InEliminated 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 2Ross MirkarimiOwen P. O'DonnellRob AndersonWrite-InExhaustedRoss MirkarimiOwen P. O'DonnellExhausted

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
Ross Mirkarimi
Owen P. O'Donnell
Rob Anderson
Write-In
Ross Mirkarimi 80.4% 87.7% 99.6%
Owen P. O'Donnell 19.6% 69% 98.6%
Rob Anderson 12.3% 31% 98.6%
Write-In 0.4% 1.4% 1.4%

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
Ross Mirkarimi
Owen P. O'Donnell
Rob Anderson
Write-In
Exhausted
Ross Mirkarimi 36.3% 18.7% 0.4% 44.5%
Owen P. O'Donnell 41.2% 36.3% 0.2% 22.2%
Rob Anderson 34.5% 44.5% 0.2% 20.9%
Write-In 9.1% 9.1% 4.5% 77.3%

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
Ross Mirkarimi
Owen P. O'Donnell
Exhausted
Rob Anderson 34.6% 44.5% 20.9%
Write-In 10.2% 10.2% 79.5%

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