2021 Board of Estimate and Taxation (BET) results

Official winners: Steve Brandt and Samantha "Sam" Pree-Stinson

November 2, 2021

Municipal Election

This was a ranked-choice voting (RCV) race. Voters were asked to rank up to three candidates. After two rounds of tabulation, Steve Brandt and Samantha "Sam" Pree-Stinson were elected.

Board of Estimate & Taxation
CandidateFirst-choice votesFinal round votesFinal round percentage
Steve Brandt  42,672 31,876.0260 33.3%
Samantha "Sam" Pree-Stinson 25,597 29,494.6198 30.8%
Pine Salica 20,786 24,137.4788 25.2%
Kevin Nikiforakis  5,815 Eliminated round 2  -
Undeclared Write-ins 755 Eliminated round 2  -


Ballots cast summary
Total votes cast 95,625 Total votes counted in the first round. Does not include undervotes, overvotes, defective, or spoiled ballots.
Tabulation threshold 31,876 The number of votes sufficient for a candidate to be elected. One-third of votes cast for office + 1, disregarding fractions.
Undervotes 49,712 Ballots where the voter did not rank any candidates for the office.

Vote totals by round