TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------ 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  9.0  (24.3%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :NNNNNNN
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  5.0  (13.5%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM __________________ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  4.0  (10.8%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ________________________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ______________________________ :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  2.0  (5.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  2.0  (5.4%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCC ___________________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  2.0  (5.4%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFF ____________________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  2.0  (5.4%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGG ____________________________________ :
Lisa David (Green)  2.0  (5.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIII ____________________________________ :
Kevin Mitchell (Independent)  2.0  (5.4%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLL ____________________________________ :
Manuel Pratas (Conservative)  2.0  (5.4%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOO ____________________________________ :
Doug Bing (Liberal)  1.0  (2.7%) 
DDDDDDD _________________________________________ :
Michael Patterson (Green)  1.0  (2.7%) 
KKKKKK __________________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
John Cummins (Conservative) Elected
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 (21.6%).

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
John Cummins (Conservative) 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:
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None of these

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  5.4  (14.7%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM ________________ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  4.0  (10.8%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _________________________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________________ :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  2.0  (5.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBB _____________________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  2.0  (5.4%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCC _____________________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  2.0  (5.4%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  2.0  (5.4%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGG _____________________________________ :
Lisa David (Green)  2.0  (5.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIII _____________________________________ :
Kevin Mitchell (Independent)  2.0  (5.4%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLL _____________________________________ :
Manuel Pratas (Conservative)  2.4  (6.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO __________________________________ :
Doug Bing (Liberal)  1.0  (2.7%) 
DDDDDDD __________________________________________ :
Michael Patterson (Green)  1.0  (2.7%) 
KKKKKK ___________________________________________ :
None of these  0.1  (0.3%) 
P ________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Michael Patterson (Green) Defeated
FFFFFF

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 (21.6%).

A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Michael Patterson (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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------ 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  5.4  (14.7%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM _______________ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  4.0  (10.8%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ________________________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _____________________________ :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  2.0  (5.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  2.0  (5.4%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCC ____________________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ______________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  2.0  (5.4%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGG ___________________________________ :
Lisa David (Green)  2.0  (5.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIII ____________________________________ :
Kevin Mitchell (Independent)  2.0  (5.4%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLL ____________________________________ :
Manuel Pratas (Conservative)  2.4  (6.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO _________________________________ :
Doug Bing (Liberal)  1.0  (2.7%) 
DDDDDD __________________________________________ :
None of these  0.1  (0.3%) 
________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Doug Bing (Liberal) Defeated
AAAAAA

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 (21.6%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Doug Bing (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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  5.4  (14.7%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM ________________ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  5.0  (13.5%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA __________________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________________ :
Mary Polak (Liberal)  2.0  (5.4%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBB _____________________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  2.0  (5.4%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCC _____________________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _______________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  2.0  (5.4%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGG _____________________________________ :
Lisa David (Green)  2.0  (5.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIII ____________________________________ :
Kevin Mitchell (Independent)  2.0  (5.4%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLL ____________________________________ :
Manuel Pratas (Conservative)  2.4  (6.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO __________________________________ :
None of these  0.1  (0.3%) 
_________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mary Polak (Liberal) Defeated
AAAAAA CCCCCC

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 (21.6%).

A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Mary Polak (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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  5.4  (14.7%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM ________________ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  6.0  (16.2%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ____________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  3.0  (8.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ______________________________ :
Mike Bocking (NDP)  2.0  (5.4%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGG ____________________________________ :
Lisa David (Green)  2.0  (5.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIII _____________________________________ :
Kevin Mitchell (Independent)  2.0  (5.4%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLL ____________________________________ :
Manuel Pratas (Conservative)  2.4  (6.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO __________________________________ :
None of these  0.1  (0.3%) 
P ________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mike Bocking (NDP) Defeated
FFFFFFFFFFFF

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 (21.6%).

A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  5.4  (14.7%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM ________________ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  6.0  (16.2%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ____________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  3.0  (8.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  3.0  (8.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  5.0  (13.5%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ___________________ :
Lisa David (Green)  2.0  (5.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIII _____________________________________ :
Kevin Mitchell (Independent)  2.0  (5.4%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLL ____________________________________ :
Manuel Pratas (Conservative)  2.4  (6.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO __________________________________ :
None of these  0.1  (0.3%) 
P ________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Lisa David (Green) Defeated
FFFFFF HHHHHH

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 (21.6%).

A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Lisa David (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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  5.4  (14.7%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM ________________ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  6.0  (16.2%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA _____________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  4.0  (10.8%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  3.0  (8.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  6.0  (16.2%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ____________ :
Kevin Mitchell (Independent)  2.0  (5.4%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLL _____________________________________ :
Manuel Pratas (Conservative)  2.4  (6.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO __________________________________ :
None of these  0.1  (0.3%) 
P ________________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Kevin Mitchell (Independent) Defeated
PPPPPPPPPPPP

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 (21.6%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Kevin Mitchell (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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  5.4  (14.7%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM _______________ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  6.0  (16.2%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ____________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  4.0  (10.8%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  3.0  (8.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  6.0  (16.2%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________ :
Manuel Pratas (Conservative)  2.4  (6.6%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO __________________________________ :
None of these  2.1  (5.7%) 
PPPPPPPPPPPPP ____________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Manuel Pratas (Conservative) Defeated
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

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 (21.6%).

No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Manuel Pratas (Conservative)) 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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  7.9  (21.3%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM _ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  6.0  (16.2%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ____________ :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  4.0  (10.8%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________________ :
Marc Dalton (Liberal)  3.0  (8.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  6.0  (16.2%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________ :
None of these  2.1  (5.7%) 
PPPPPPPPPPPP _____________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Marc Dalton (Liberal) Defeated
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

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 (21.6%).

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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  7.9  (21.3%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM _ :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  9.0  (24.3%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA :AAAAAA
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  4.0  (10.8%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  6.0  (16.2%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ____________ :
None of these  2.1  (5.7%) 
PPPPPPPPPPPPP ____________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Rich Coleman (Liberal) Elected
F MMMM P

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 (21.6%).

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.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Fraser Valley West BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  8.6  (23.1%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :MMM
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  8.0  (21.6%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  4.0  (10.8%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  6.1  (16.5%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ____________ :
None of these  2.3  (6.3%) 
PPPPPPPPPPPPPP ___________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Rick Manuel (Conservative) Elected
F PP

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 (21.6%).

Rick Manuel (Conservative) 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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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 12    
------------------------------------------------- 21.6%
John Cummins (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :
Rick Manuel (Conservative)  8.0  (21.6%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Rich Coleman (Liberal)  8.0  (21.6%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA :
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)  4.1  (11.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________________ :
Andrew Mercier (NDP)  6.2  (16.8%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ___________ :
None of these  2.7  (7.3%) 
PPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP ________________________________
   
Results  
Rich Coleman (Liberal)Elected 
Andrew Mercier (NDP)Elected 
Elizabeth Rosenau (NDP)Defeated 
Rick Manuel (Conservative)Elected 
John Cummins (Conservative)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 (21.6%).

Andrew Mercier (NDP) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 81.6% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 56.8% 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 - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 37 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 60.4% 
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
2nd 29.3% 
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
3rd 7.6% 
XXXXXXX
4th 0.7% 
X
5th 1.4% 
XX
9th 0.2% 
11th 0.3% 
X