TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Boundary BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 23 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 1    
--------------------------------- 26.1%
Mischa Popoff (Conservative)  10.0  (43.5%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG
Ben Stewart (Liberal)  4.0  (17.4%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ___________ :
Carole Gordon (NDP)  3.0  (13.0%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _________________ :
Brian Guillou (Conservative)  3.0  (13.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _________________ :
Linda Larson (Liberal)  1.0  (4.3%) 
AAAAA ____________________________ :
Dan Ashton (Liberal)  1.0  (4.3%) 
BBBBBB ___________________________ :
Doug Maxwell (BC First)  1.0  (4.3%) 
JJJJJJ ___________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 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 (26.1%).

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
Mischa Popoff (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: Okanagan - Boundary BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 23 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    
--------------------------------- 26.1%
Mischa Popoff (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Ben Stewart (Liberal)  4.0  (17.4%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ___________ :
Carole Gordon (NDP)  3.0  (13.0%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ________________ :
Brian Guillou (Conservative)  6.6  (28.7%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :HHH
Linda Larson (Liberal)  1.0  (4.3%) 
AAAAAA ___________________________ :
Dan Ashton (Liberal)  1.4  (6.1%) 
BBBBBBBB _________________________ :
Doug Maxwell (BC First)  1.0  (4.3%) 
JJJJJ ____________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Brian Guillou (Conservative) 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 (26.1%).

Brian Guillou (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:
K
Doug Pederson (Independent)
 
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None of these

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Boundary BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 23 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    
--------------------------------- 26.1%
Mischa Popoff (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Ben Stewart (Liberal)  4.2  (18.3%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________ :
Carole Gordon (NDP)  3.0  (13.0%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _________________ :
Brian Guillou (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Linda Larson (Liberal)  1.1  (4.7%) 
AAAAAA ___________________________ :
Dan Ashton (Liberal)  1.4  (6.1%) 
BBBBBBB __________________________ :
Doug Maxwell (BC First)  1.2  (5.2%) 
JJJJJJJ __________________________ :
Doug Pederson (Independent)  0.1  (0.3%) 
I ________________________________ :
None of these  0.0  (0.2%) 
K ________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Doug Pederson (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 (26.1%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Boundary BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 23 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    
--------------------------------- 26.1%
Mischa Popoff (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Ben Stewart (Liberal)  4.2  (18.3%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _________ :
Carole Gordon (NDP)  3.0  (13.0%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ________________ :
Brian Guillou (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Linda Larson (Liberal)  1.1  (4.7%) 
AAAAAA ___________________________ :
Dan Ashton (Liberal)  1.4  (6.1%) 
BBBBBBBB _________________________ :
Doug Maxwell (BC First)  1.3  (5.5%) 
JJJJJJJ __________________________ :
None of these  0.0  (0.2%) 
_________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Linda Larson (Liberal) Defeated
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 (26.1%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Boundary BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 23 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    
--------------------------------- 26.1%
Mischa Popoff (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Ben Stewart (Liberal)  5.3  (23.0%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ____ :
Carole Gordon (NDP)  3.0  (13.0%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ________________ :
Brian Guillou (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Dan Ashton (Liberal)  1.4  (6.1%) 
BBBBBBBB _________________________ :
Doug Maxwell (BC First)  1.3  (5.5%) 
JJJJJJJ __________________________ :
None of these  0.0  (0.2%) 
_________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Doug Maxwell (BC First) Defeated
BBBBB K

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 (26.1%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Boundary BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 23 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    
--------------------------------- 26.1%
Mischa Popoff (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Ben Stewart (Liberal)  5.3  (23.0%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ____ :
Carole Gordon (NDP)  3.0  (13.0%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _________________ :
Brian Guillou (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Dan Ashton (Liberal)  2.4  (10.6%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________ :
None of these  0.3  (1.2%) 
K ________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Dan Ashton (Liberal) Defeated
CCCCCCCCCCCCCC

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 (26.1%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Boundary BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 23 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 7    
--------------------------------- 26.1%
Mischa Popoff (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Ben Stewart (Liberal)  7.7  (33.6%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC :CCCCCCCCC
Carole Gordon (NDP)  3.0  (13.0%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _________________ :
Brian Guillou (Conservative)  6.0  (26.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
None of these  0.3  (1.2%) 
K ________________________________
   
Results  
Ben Stewart (Liberal)Elected 
Carole Gordon (NDP)Defeated 
Mischa Popoff (Conservative)Elected 
Brian Guillou (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 (26.1%).

Ben Stewart (Liberal) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 85.8% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 73.9% 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.

Note that even the "highest first-round votes" method is more democratic than most methods used in US public elections: the "vote for 3" method, which allows the largest block of voters to dominate, and the district method, where choices are restricted to the one or two viable candidates within geographical boundaries drawn by the politicians in office.

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


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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Boundary BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 23 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 64.5% 
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2nd 26.7% 
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3rd 3.1% 
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4th 0.4% 
5th 5.1% 
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6th 0.2%