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ranked.vote // San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 7

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

Sean R. Elsbernd was also the Condorcet winner.

Sean R. ElsberndJulian P. LagosBilly Bob WhitmerEliminated 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 2Sean R. ElsberndJulian P. LagosBilly Bob WhitmerWrite-InExhaustedSean R. ElsberndJulian P. LagosExhausted

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
Sean R. Elsbernd
Julian P. Lagos
Billy Bob Whitmer
Write-In
Sean R. Elsbernd 74.8% 79.8% 98.9%
Julian P. Lagos 25.2% 70% 98.3%
Billy Bob Whitmer 20.2% 30% 98.1%
Write-In 1.1% 1.7% 1.9%

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
Sean R. Elsbernd
Julian P. Lagos
Billy Bob Whitmer
Write-In
Exhausted
Sean R. Elsbernd 32.5% 11.7% 0.3% 55.4%
Julian P. Lagos 30.5% 51.8% 0.2% 17.6%
Billy Bob Whitmer 20.8% 58.3% 0.2% 20.7%
Write-In 10.4% 17.5% 4.2% 67.9%

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
Sean R. Elsbernd
Julian P. Lagos
Exhausted
Billy Bob Whitmer 20.8% 58.5% 20.8%
Write-In 10.4% 21.2% 68.4%

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