TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  5.0  (13.9%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________ :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  4.0  (11.1%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK ______________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________ :
Mike Nuyens (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
Gary Adams (Green)  2.0  (5.6%) 
IIIIIIIIIII _________________________________ :
Eric Foster (Liberal)  1.0  (2.8%) 
DDDDDD ______________________________________ :
Dayleen van Ryswyk (NDP)  1.0  (2.8%) 
FFFFF _______________________________________ :
Steve Gunner (NDP)  1.0  (2.8%) 
GGGGG _______________________________________ :
Mike McLoughlin (Conservative)  1.0  (2.8%) 
LLLLL _______________________________________ :
   
Results    
Tom Birch (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 (22.2%).

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
Tom Birch (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 - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  5.0  (13.9%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _________________ :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  4.0  (11.1%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK ______________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___________________________ :
Mike Nuyens (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
Gary Adams (Green)  2.0  (5.6%) 
IIIIIIIIIII _________________________________ :
Eric Foster (Liberal)  1.0  (2.8%) 
DDDDDD ______________________________________ :
Dayleen van Ryswyk (NDP)  1.0  (2.8%) 
FFFFF _______________________________________ :
Steve Gunner (NDP)  1.0  (2.8%) 
GGGGGG ______________________________________ :
Mike McLoughlin (Conservative)  1.0  (2.8%) 
LLLLLL ______________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Dayleen van Ryswyk (NDP) Defeated
GGGGGG

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 (22.2%).

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 (Dayleen van Ryswyk (NDP)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  5.0  (13.9%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________ :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  4.0  (11.1%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK ______________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___________________________ :
Mike Nuyens (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
Gary Adams (Green)  2.0  (5.6%) 
IIIIIIIIIII _________________________________ :
Eric Foster (Liberal)  1.0  (2.8%) 
DDDDD _______________________________________ :
Steve Gunner (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGG _________________________________ :
Mike McLoughlin (Conservative)  1.0  (2.8%) 
LLLLLL ______________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mike McLoughlin (Conservative) Defeated
KKKKK

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 (22.2%).

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 McLoughlin (Conservative)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  5.0  (13.9%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _________________ :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  5.0  (13.9%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK ________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________ :
Mike Nuyens (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
Gary Adams (Green)  2.0  (5.6%) 
IIIIIIIIIII _________________________________ :
Eric Foster (Liberal)  1.0  (2.8%) 
DDDDD _______________________________________ :
Steve Gunner (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGG _________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Eric Foster (Liberal) Defeated
HHHHH

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 (22.2%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  6.0  (16.7%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ___________ :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  5.0  (13.9%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK ________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________ :
Mike Nuyens (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
Gary Adams (Green)  2.0  (5.6%) 
IIIIIIIIIII _________________________________ :
Steve Gunner (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
GGGGGGGGGGG _________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Steve Gunner (NDP) Defeated
HHHHHHHHHHH

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 (22.2%).

A tie was resolved by comparing votes in previous rounds.
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Steve Gunner (NDP)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  8.0  (22.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  5.0  (13.9%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK _________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________ :
Mike Nuyens (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
Gary Adams (Green)  2.0  (5.6%) 
IIIIIIIIIII _________________________________ :
   
Results    
Mark Olsen (NDP) 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 (22.2%).

Mark Olsen (NDP) 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 - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  8.0  (22.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  5.0  (13.9%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK _________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________ :
Mike Nuyens (NDP)  2.0  (5.6%) 
EEEEEEEEEEE _________________________________ :
Gary Adams (Green)  2.0  (5.6%) 
IIIIIIIIIII _________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mike Nuyens (NDP) Defeated
IIIII OOOOOO

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 (22.2%).

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 Nuyens (NDP)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

New colors:
O
None of these

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  8.0  (22.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  5.0  (13.9%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK ________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ___________________________ :
Gary Adams (Green)  3.0  (8.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ___________________________ :
None of these  1.0  (2.8%) 
OOOOO _______________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Gary Adams (Green) Defeated
CCCCC OOOOOOOOOOO

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 (22.2%).

A tie was resolved by comparing votes in previous rounds.
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Gary Adams (Green)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  8.0  (22.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  5.0  (13.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ________________ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  5.0  (13.9%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK ________________ :
Steve Thomson (Liberal)  3.0  (8.3%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________ :
None of these  3.0  (8.3%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ____________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Steve Thomson (Liberal) Defeated
CCCCCCCCCCC OOOOO

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 (22.2%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  8.0  (22.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Norm Letnick (Liberal)  4.0  (11.1%) 
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ______________________ :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  7.0  (19.4%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______ :
Graeme James (Conservative)  5.0  (13.9%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK _________________ :
None of these  4.0  (11.1%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ______________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Norm Letnick (Liberal) Defeated
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC OOOOO

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 (22.2%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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 11    
-------------------------------------------- 22.2%
Tom Birch (Conservative)  8.0  (22.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :
Mark Olsen (NDP)  8.0  (22.2%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)  10.0  (27.8%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC :CCCCCCCCCCC
Graeme James (Conservative)  5.0  (13.9%) 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK _________________ :
None of these  5.0  (13.9%) 
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO _________________
   
Results  
Greg Kyllo (Liberal)Elected 
Mark Olsen (NDP)Elected 
Graeme James (Conservative)Elected 
Tom Birch (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 (22.2%).

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.
In the end, 86.1% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 58.3% 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: Okanagan - Shuswap BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
4 candidates will be elected with 36 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 67.7% 
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2nd 6.5% 
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3rd 16.1% 
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4th 6.5% 
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7th 3.2% 
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