NOTE: You can ignore this if you’re not a Gentoo developer.
If you have the impression your vote doesn’t matter – think again: With most selections there are candidates that you do not want to win. So in case you don’t have positive preferences choose anybody else. That decreases the chance of the others. Simple thing, probably not applied enough.
votify --new council200912
nano -w ~/.ballot-council200912 # re-order candidates
votify --verify council200912
votify --submit council200912