2021 City Council Ward 3 election results

Official winner: Michael Rainville

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, Michael Rainville was elected.

Council Member Ward 3
CandidateFirst-choice votesFinal round votesFinal round percentage
Michael Rainville 6,027 6,907 51.7%
Steve Fletcher 5,229 5,658 42.4%
Merv Moorhead 1,165 Eliminated round 2 -
Hope Hennessey 888 Eliminated round 2 -
Undeclared Write-ins 44 Eliminated round 2 -


Ballots cast summary
Total votes cast 13,353 Total votes counted in the first round. Does not include undervotes, overvotes, defective, or spoiled ballots.
Tabulation threshold 6,677 The number of votes sufficient for a candidate to be elected. Half of votes cast for office + 1, disregarding fractions.
Undervotes 1,085 Ballots where the voter did not rank any candidates for the office.

Ranked-choice voting diagram

This diagram shows how votes were redistributed as candidates were defeated. Hover and pause over the bars on the diagram for vote totals.

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Vote totals by round

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