Blogging Bayport Alameda

November 24, 2010

Running the numbers

Filed under: Alameda, City Council, Election — Tags: , — Lauren Do @ 6:09 am

One last meaty blog post before the holiday weekend.

It is unsurprising given the results of the election and the¬†shocking¬†win of Jean Quan in Oakland, that some Alamedans that appeared to have not supported the ultimate victor in the Mayor’s race are now clamoring for an adoption of Ranked Choice Voting in order to better capture the true sentiment of who Alamedans want in their elected office.

The unspoken is that, with Ranked Choice Voting, Alameda would have seen a result like Oakland where the primary vote getter would not be the ultimate winner once the ranking reallocated lower placing candidates’ votes.

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