In this case the accepted answer was posted by the person who also asked the question, and self-accepted answers do not receive the preferential treatment during sorting that an accepted answers otherwise would.
This is intentional, and has been the case for self-acceptance since it was introduced.
When sorting by votes, the accepted answer is promoted to the top, regardless of votes - unless it's a self-answer, in which case normal vote sort is used without promotion.
No change in sort order. Normally, accepted answers are “docked” under the question. This is not true for ...
I am pleased to inform you that when the election voting begins, the order will be randomized. That applies to both the primary (if we end up having one) and the final election. Source: this MSE FAQ.
Nominations are shown in chronological order with the newest at the top. This makes some sense; it makes it easier to find any new candidates one might not ...