TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :J
Bob Bray (Conservative)  10.0  (12.5%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM _________________ :
Scott Fraser (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ____________________ :
Richard Till (Green)  9.0  (11.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ____________________ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _______________________ :
Claire Trevena (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ______________________ :
Don McRae (Liberal)  5.0  (6.3%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________________________ :
Diane Hoffmann (Conservative)  4.0  (5.0%) 
LLLLLLLLLL _________________________________ :
Darren DeLuca (Liberal)  3.0  (3.8%) 
BBBBBBBB ___________________________________ :
Enid Mary Sangster-Kelly (Conservative)  3.0  (3.8%) 
KKKKKKKK ___________________________________ :
Patrick Muncaster (Liberal)  2.0  (2.5%) 
AAAAA ______________________________________ :
Nick Facey (Liberal)  2.0  (2.5%) 
DDDDD ______________________________________ :
   
Results    
Chris Aiken (Green) 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 (21.3%).

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
Chris Aiken (Green) 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: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
-------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _ :
Bob Bray (Conservative)  10.0  (12.5%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM __________________ :
Scott Fraser (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________ :
Richard Till (Green)  9.0  (11.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _____________________ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ________________________ :
Claire Trevena (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________ :
Don McRae (Liberal)  5.0  (6.3%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________________________ :
Diane Hoffmann (Conservative)  4.0  (5.0%) 
LLLLLLLLLLL _________________________________ :
Darren DeLuca (Liberal)  3.0  (3.8%) 
BBBBBBBB ____________________________________ :
Enid Mary Sangster-Kelly (Conservative)  3.0  (3.8%) 
KKKKKKKK ____________________________________ :
Patrick Muncaster (Liberal)  2.0  (2.5%) 
AAAAAA ______________________________________ :
Nick Facey (Liberal)  2.0  (2.5%) 
DDDDD _______________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Patrick Muncaster (Liberal) Defeated
CCC MMM

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 (21.3%).

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 (Patrick Muncaster (Liberal)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
-------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ _ :
Bob Bray (Conservative)  11.0  (13.8%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM ________________ :
Scott Fraser (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________ :
Richard Till (Green)  9.0  (11.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _____________________ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ________________________ :
Claire Trevena (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________________ :
Don McRae (Liberal)  6.0  (7.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _____________________________ :
Diane Hoffmann (Conservative)  4.0  (5.0%) 
LLLLLLLLLL __________________________________ :
Darren DeLuca (Liberal)  3.0  (3.8%) 
BBBBBBBB ____________________________________ :
Enid Mary Sangster-Kelly (Conservative)  3.0  (3.8%) 
KKKKKKKK ____________________________________ :
Nick Facey (Liberal)  2.0  (2.5%) 
DDDDD _______________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Nick Facey (Liberal) Defeated
CCCCC

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 (21.3%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :
Bob Bray (Conservative)  11.0  (13.8%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM ______________ :
Scott Fraser (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ____________________ :
Richard Till (Green)  9.0  (11.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ____________________ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ______________________ :
Claire Trevena (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________ :
Don McRae (Liberal)  8.0  (10.0%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________________ :
Diane Hoffmann (Conservative)  4.0  (5.0%) 
LLLLLLLLLL _________________________________ :
Darren DeLuca (Liberal)  3.0  (3.8%) 
BBBBBBB ____________________________________ :
Enid Mary Sangster-Kelly (Conservative)  3.0  (3.8%) 
KKKKKKKK ___________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Enid Mary Sangster-Kelly (Conservative) Defeated
LLLLL MM

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 (21.3%).

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 (Enid Mary Sangster-Kelly (Conservative)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
-------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :
Bob Bray (Conservative)  12.0  (15.0%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM _____________ :
Scott Fraser (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________ :
Richard Till (Green)  9.0  (11.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _____________________ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ________________________ :
Claire Trevena (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________ :
Don McRae (Liberal)  8.0  (10.0%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ________________________ :
Diane Hoffmann (Conservative)  6.0  (7.5%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLLLL _____________________________ :
Darren DeLuca (Liberal)  3.0  (3.8%) 
BBBBBBB _____________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Darren DeLuca (Liberal) Defeated
CCCCC EEE

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 (21.3%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :J
Bob Bray (Conservative)  12.0  (15.0%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM _____________ :
Scott Fraser (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ____________________ :
Richard Till (Green)  9.0  (11.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ____________________ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ____________________ :
Claire Trevena (NDP)  8.0  (10.0%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ______________________ :
Don McRae (Liberal)  10.0  (12.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________ :
Diane Hoffmann (Conservative)  6.0  (7.5%) 
LLLLLLLLLLLLLLL ____________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Diane Hoffmann (Conservative) Defeated
EEE HH MMMMMMMMMMM

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 (21.3%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :
Bob Bray (Conservative)  16.0  (20.0%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM __ :
Scott Fraser (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ____________________ :
Richard Till (Green)  9.0  (11.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ____________________ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  10.0  (12.5%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _________________ :
Claire Trevena (NDP)  9.0  (11.3%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ____________________ :
Don McRae (Liberal)  10.0  (12.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Claire Trevena (NDP) Defeated
EEEEEEEEEEEEE FFF IIIIIIII

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 (21.3%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :
Bob Bray (Conservative)  16.0  (20.0%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM __ :
Scott Fraser (NDP)  10.0  (12.5%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _________________ :
Richard Till (Green)  12.0  (15.0%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ____________ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  15.0  (18.8%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ____ :
Don McRae (Liberal)  10.0  (12.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Scott Fraser (NDP) Defeated
CCC EEEEEEEEEEEEE IIIIIIII NNN

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 (21.3%).

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

New colors:
N
None of these

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TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :J
Bob Bray (Conservative)  16.0  (20.0%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM __ :
Richard Till (Green)  15.0  (18.8%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ____ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  20.0  (25.0%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE :EEEEEEEE
Don McRae (Liberal)  11.0  (13.8%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC _______________ :
None of these  1.0  (1.3%) 
NNN ________________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Nicholas Simons (NDP) Elected
CC III NN

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 (21.3%).

Nicholas Simons (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: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :
Bob Bray (Conservative)  16.2  (20.2%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM __ :
Richard Till (Green)  16.4  (20.4%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _ :
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  17.0  (21.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE :
Don McRae (Liberal)  11.6  (14.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ______________ :
None of these  1.9  (2.4%) 
NNNNN ______________________________________
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Don McRae (Liberal) Defeated
IIIIIIIIIIIII MMMMMMMMMMMMM NNNN

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 (21.3%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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    
------------------------------------------- 21.3%
Chris Aiken (Green)  17.0  (21.3%) 
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ :
Bob Bray (Conservative)  21.3  (26.6%) 
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM :MMMMMMMMMMM
Richard Till (Green)  21.5  (26.9%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII :IIIIIIIIIIII
Nicholas Simons (NDP)  17.0  (21.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE :
None of these  3.2  (4.0%) 
NNNNNNNN ___________________________________
   
Results  
Nicholas Simons (NDP)Elected 
Richard Till (Green)Elected 
Chris Aiken (Green)Elected 
Bob Bray (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 (21.3%).

At this point, the number of remaining candidates equals the number of remaining seats, so the remaining candidates are declared elected.
In the end, 96% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 56.3% 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: North Island - South Coast BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election - Updated April 20, 2013
4 candidates will be elected with 80 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 55.7% 
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
2nd 10.9% 
XXXXXXXXXXX
3rd 16.7% 
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
4th 2.6% 
XXX
5th 1.5% 
XX
6th 6.9% 
XXXXXXX
7th 2.6% 
XXX
8th 1.7% 
X