TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 1    
------------------------------------- 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  560.0  (30.2%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG
Mary Polak (Liberal)  264.0  (14.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ___________ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  234.0  (12.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ______________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  183.0  (9.9%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ ___________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  167.0  (9.0%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _____________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  96.0  (5.2%) 
MMMMMMMMM ____________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
NNNNNNNNN ____________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  94.0  (5.1%) 
LLLLLLLLL ____________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  82.0  (4.4%) 
EEEEEEEE _____________________________ :
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)  17.0  (0.9%) 
P ____________________________________ :
Robert Hornsey (Green)  16.0  (0.9%) 
F ____________________________________ :
Travis Erbacher (Green)  14.0  (0.8%) 
CC ___________________________________ :
Jordan Braun (Refed)  12.0  (0.6%) 
A ____________________________________ :
Ron Abgrall (Green)  8.0  (0.4%) 
_____________________________________ :
Chum Richardson (Independent)  8.0  (0.4%) 
K ____________________________________ :
Jay Ariken (Refed)  4.0  (0.2%) 
B ____________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Rich Coleman (Liberal) Elected
E HHHHHHHHH IIII JJJ L O Q

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
Rich Coleman (Liberal) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner. To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking, if possible. This is actually done by counting a fraction of the ballots most recently counted for the winning candidate.

New colors:
Q
None of these

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 2    
------------------------------------- 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  355.5  (19.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH __ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  237.7  (12.8%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ______________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  208.0  (11.2%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  203.1  (11.0%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  97.0  (5.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMM ___________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
NNNNNNNNN ____________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
LLLLLLLLL ____________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  98.9  (5.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEE ___________________________ :
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)  17.3  (0.9%) 
PP ___________________________________ :
Robert Hornsey (Green)  16.0  (0.9%) 
F ____________________________________ :
Travis Erbacher (Green)  14.0  (0.8%) 
C ____________________________________ :
Jordan Braun (Refed)  12.3  (0.7%) 
A ____________________________________ :
Ron Abgrall (Green)  8.7  (0.5%) 
D ____________________________________ :
Chum Richardson (Independent)  8.0  (0.4%) 
_____________________________________ :
Jay Ariken (Refed)  4.3  (0.2%) 
B ____________________________________ :
None of these  12.2  (0.7%) 
QQ ___________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Jay Ariken (Refed) Defeated

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Jay Ariken (Refed)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 3    
------------------------------------ 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :G
Mary Polak (Liberal)  355.5  (19.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  237.7  (12.8%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO _____________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  209.0  (11.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ ________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  203.1  (11.0%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  97.0  (5.2%) 
MMMMMMMMM ___________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
NNNNNNNNN ___________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
LLLLLLLLLL __________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  98.9  (5.3%) 
EEEEEEEEE ___________________________ :
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)  17.3  (0.9%) 
PP __________________________________ :
Robert Hornsey (Green)  16.0  (0.9%) 
F ___________________________________ :
Travis Erbacher (Green)  14.0  (0.8%) 
C ___________________________________ :
Jordan Braun (Refed)  15.3  (0.8%) 
A ___________________________________ :
Ron Abgrall (Green)  8.7  (0.5%) 
D ___________________________________ :
Chum Richardson (Independent)  8.0  (0.4%) 
____________________________________ :
None of these  12.5  (0.7%) 
Q ___________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Chum Richardson (Independent) Defeated

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Chum Richardson (Independent)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 4    
------------------------------------ 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :G
Mary Polak (Liberal)  355.5  (19.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  237.7  (12.8%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ____________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  210.0  (11.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _______________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  204.1  (11.0%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  97.0  (5.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMM __________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
NNNNNNNNN ___________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
LLLLLLLLL ___________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  98.9  (5.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEE __________________________ :
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)  21.3  (1.2%) 
PP __________________________________ :
Robert Hornsey (Green)  16.0  (0.9%) 
F ___________________________________ :
Travis Erbacher (Green)  14.0  (0.8%) 
C ___________________________________ :
Jordan Braun (Refed)  17.3  (0.9%) 
AA __________________________________ :
Ron Abgrall (Green)  8.7  (0.5%) 
D ___________________________________ :
None of these  12.5  (0.7%) 
Q ___________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Ron Abgrall (Green) Defeated
E

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Ron Abgrall (Green)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 5    
------------------------------------- 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  356.5  (19.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH __ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  237.7  (12.8%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO _____________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  210.0  (11.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  204.1  (11.0%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  98.0  (5.3%) 
MMMMMMMMMM ___________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
NNNNNNNNN ____________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  95.4  (5.1%) 
LLLLLLLLLL ___________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  100.9  (5.4%) 
EEEEEEEEEE ___________________________ :
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)  21.3  (1.2%) 
PP ___________________________________ :
Robert Hornsey (Green)  18.3  (1.0%) 
F ____________________________________ :
Travis Erbacher (Green)  15.0  (0.8%) 
C ____________________________________ :
Jordan Braun (Refed)  17.3  (0.9%) 
AA ___________________________________ :
None of these  13.5  (0.7%) 
Q ____________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Travis Erbacher (Green) Defeated

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Travis Erbacher (Green)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 6    
------------------------------------- 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  357.5  (19.3%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH __ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  238.7  (12.9%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO _____________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  210.0  (11.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ ________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  204.1  (11.0%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  99.0  (5.3%) 
MMMMMMMMMM ___________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
NNNNNNNNN ____________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  95.4  (5.1%) 
LLLLLLLLLL ___________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  108.9  (5.9%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE __________________________ :
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)  21.3  (1.2%) 
PP ___________________________________ :
Robert Hornsey (Green)  21.3  (1.2%) 
FF ___________________________________ :
Jordan Braun (Refed)  18.3  (1.0%) 
AA ___________________________________ :
None of these  13.5  (0.7%) 
QQ ___________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Jordan Braun (Refed) Defeated
H

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Jordan Braun (Refed)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 7    
------------------------------------ 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :G
Mary Polak (Liberal)  362.5  (19.6%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Michael Sather (NDP)  238.7  (12.9%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ____________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  211.0  (11.4%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _______________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  205.1  (11.1%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  100.0  (5.4%) 
MMMMMMMMMM __________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  95.0  (5.1%) 
NNNNNNNNNN __________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  96.4  (5.2%) 
LLLLLLLLL ___________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  112.2  (6.1%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _________________________ :
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)  25.3  (1.4%) 
PPP _________________________________ :
Robert Hornsey (Green)  21.3  (1.2%) 
FF __________________________________ :
None of these  15.5  (0.8%) 
Q ___________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Robert Hornsey (Green) Defeated
EE M

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Robert Hornsey (Green)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 8    
------------------------------------- 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  362.8  (19.6%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  238.7  (12.9%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO _____________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  211.0  (11.4%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  205.1  (11.1%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  101.0  (5.4%) 
MMMMMMMMMM ___________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  96.0  (5.2%) 
NNNNNNNNN ____________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  96.4  (5.2%) 
LLLLLLLLL ____________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  130.2  (7.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEE ________________________ :
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)  25.3  (1.4%) 
PPP __________________________________ :
None of these  16.5  (0.9%) 
Q ____________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform) Defeated
E J

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Ian Anthony Vaughan (Reform)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 9    
------------------------------------ 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  365.8  (19.7%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Michael Sather (NDP)  239.7  (12.9%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO _____________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  214.0  (11.5%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _______________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  207.1  (11.2%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  101.0  (5.4%) 
MMMMMMMMMM __________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  96.0  (5.2%) 
NNNNNNNNN ___________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  96.4  (5.2%) 
LLLLLLLLL ___________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  144.2  (7.8%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEE ______________________ :
None of these  18.8  (1.0%) 
Q ___________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mike Bocking (NDP) Defeated
EE LLLL MM OOO

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Mike Bocking (NDP)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 10    
------------------------------------- 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _ :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  365.8  (19.7%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  268.7  (14.5%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO __________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  214.0  (11.5%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ ________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  210.1  (11.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ________________ :
Kathleen Stephany (NDP)  113.0  (6.1%) 
MMMMMMMMMMM __________________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  131.4  (7.1%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLL ________________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  159.2  (8.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____________________ :
None of these  20.8  (1.1%) 
QQ ___________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Kathleen Stephany (NDP) Defeated
EE LLLLL OO Q

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Kathleen Stephany (NDP)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 11    
------------------------------------- 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  371.8  (20.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Michael Sather (NDP)  290.7  (15.7%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  215.3  (11.6%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ ________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  211.5  (11.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  182.4  (9.8%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL ___________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  181.6  (9.8%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ___________________ :
None of these  29.8  (1.6%) 
QQQ __________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mary Polak (Liberal) Elected

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

Mary Polak (Liberal) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner. To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking, if possible. This is actually done by counting a fraction of the ballots most recently counted for the winning candidate.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 12    
------------------------------------ 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Michael Sather (NDP)  290.7  (15.7%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ________ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  215.5  (11.6%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _______________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  211.8  (11.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ________________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  182.4  (9.8%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL __________________ :
Michael Gildersleeve (Green)  181.7  (9.8%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE __________________ :
None of these  29.9  (1.6%) 
QQQ _________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Michael Gildersleeve (Green) Defeated
II JJJ LLLLL OOO QQQQ

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Michael Gildersleeve (Green)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Next Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 13    
------------------------------------ 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Michael Sather (NDP)  326.1  (17.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ____ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  241.3  (13.0%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ ____________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  233.3  (12.6%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _____________ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  238.0  (12.8%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL _____________ :
None of these  73.3  (4.0%) 
QQQQQQQ _____________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Marc Dalton (Liberal) Defeated
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ L O QQQ

Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Marc Dalton (Liberal)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

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Round 14    
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Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Michael Sather (NDP)  333.8  (18.0%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ___ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  436.5  (23.5%) 
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Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  243.1  (13.1%) 
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None of these  98.7  (5.3%) 
QQQQQQQQQ ___________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Ken Stewart (Liberal) Elected
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Note: If this doesn't make sense, try reading the How it works page, view the table form, or ask a question.
The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

Ken Stewart (Liberal) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner. To ensure that everyone's vote counts equally, votes that exceed that threshold are counted toward their next highest ranking, if possible. This is actually done by counting a fraction of the ballots most recently counted for the winning candidate.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final Round | Previous Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Round 15    
------------------------------------- 20%
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _ :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _ :
Michael Sather (NDP)  345.1  (18.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ___ :
Ken Stewart (Liberal)  371.0  (20.0%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)  249.4  (13.5%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL _____________ :
None of these  146.5  (7.9%) 
QQQQQQQQQQQQQQ _______________________
   
Results  
Rich Coleman (Liberal)Elected 
Mary Polak (Liberal)Elected 
Ken Stewart (Liberal)Elected 
Gail Chaddock-Costello (NDP)Defeated 
Michael Sather (NDP)Elected 

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The dotted line represents the number of votes that guarantees victory (20%).

Michael Sather (NDP) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 78.6% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 66.9% if only the first-round votes were used. You should be able to see that the winners have a more equal mandate in the final round than in the first round.

The Ballot Depth section shows how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.


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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2009 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 1,854 ballots cast.
Note:These results are not predicted BC-STV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted.

Table form | Chart form: First Round | Final Round | Ballot Depth | How it works | Main Page


Ballot Depth: This shows how much the lower rankings on ballots contributed to the winning candidates.

Rank Fraction of votes for winners
1st 70.2% 
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2nd 15.1% 
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3rd 5.2% 
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4th 5.1% 
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5th 2.5% 
XX
6th 0.7% 
X
7th 0.3% 
X
8th 0.4% 
9th 0.1% 
10th 0.1% 
11th 0.1% 
12th 0.1%