TrySTV.ca Poll: Northwest BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 81 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    
------------------------------------------------------- 25.9%
Hondo Arendt (Green)  19.0  (23.5%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _____ :
Sharon Hartwell (Liberal)  15.0  (18.5%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ________________ :
Mike Brousseau (Conservative)  9.0  (11.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________________________ :
Jennifer Rice (NDP)  8.0  (9.9%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________________ :
Robin Austin (NDP)  8.0  (9.9%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE __________________________________ :
Jonathan Dieleman (Conservative)  8.0  (9.9%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII __________________________________ :
Carol LeClerc (Liberal)  7.0  (8.6%) 
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ____________________________________ :
Doug Donaldson (NDP)  7.0  (8.6%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF _____________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Carol LeClerc (Liberal) Defeated
CCCCCCCCCCCCC IIIII

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 (25.9%).

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the last-place candidate (Carol LeClerc (Liberal)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Northwest BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 81 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    
------------------------------------------------------- 25.9%
Hondo Arendt (Green)  19.0  (23.5%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _____ :
Sharon Hartwell (Liberal)  20.0  (24.7%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC __ :
Mike Brousseau (Conservative)  9.0  (11.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ________________________________ :
Jennifer Rice (NDP)  8.0  (9.9%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD __________________________________ :
Robin Austin (NDP)  8.0  (9.9%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE __________________________________ :
Jonathan Dieleman (Conservative)  10.0  (12.3%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _____________________________ :
Doug Donaldson (NDP)  7.0  (8.6%) 
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF ____________________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Doug Donaldson (NDP) Defeated
CCC DDDDDD EEEEE IIIII

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 (25.9%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Northwest BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 81 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    
------------------------------------------------------- 25.9%
Hondo Arendt (Green)  19.0  (23.5%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _____ :
Sharon Hartwell (Liberal)  21.0  (25.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC :
Mike Brousseau (Conservative)  9.0  (11.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________________ :
Jennifer Rice (NDP)  10.0  (12.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _____________________________ :
Robin Austin (NDP)  10.0  (12.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____________________________ :
Jonathan Dieleman (Conservative)  12.0  (14.8%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII _______________________ :
   
Results    
Sharon Hartwell (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 (25.9%).

Sharon Hartwell (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: Northwest BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 81 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    
------------------------------------------------------- 25.9%
Hondo Arendt (Green)  19.0  (23.5%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG _____ :
Sharon Hartwell (Liberal)  21.0  (25.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC :
Mike Brousseau (Conservative)  9.0  (11.1%) 
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH _______________________________ :
Jennifer Rice (NDP)  10.0  (12.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _____________________________ :
Robin Austin (NDP)  10.0  (12.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ____________________________ :
Jonathan Dieleman (Conservative)  12.0  (14.8%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ________________________ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Mike Brousseau (Conservative) Defeated
GG IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

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 (25.9%).

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

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TrySTV.ca Poll: Northwest BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 81 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    
------------------------------------------------------- 25.9%
Hondo Arendt (Green)  20.0  (24.7%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG ___ :
Sharon Hartwell (Liberal)  21.0  (25.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC :
Jennifer Rice (NDP)  10.0  (12.3%) 
DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD _____________________________ :
Robin Austin (NDP)  10.0  (12.3%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____________________________ :
Jonathan Dieleman (Conservative)  20.0  (24.7%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII __ :
   
Results   Redistributed Votes (to these colors)
Jennifer Rice (NDP) Defeated
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE GG

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 (25.9%).

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

next round Next Round














 
 
TrySTV.ca Poll: Northwest BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 81 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    
------------------------------------------------------- 25.9%
Hondo Arendt (Green)  21.0  (25.9%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Sharon Hartwell (Liberal)  21.0  (25.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC :
Robin Austin (NDP)  19.0  (23.5%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____ :
Jonathan Dieleman (Conservative)  20.0  (24.7%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII __ :
   
Results    
Hondo Arendt (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 (25.9%).

Hondo Arendt (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.

next round Next Round














 
  
TrySTV.ca Poll: Northwest BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 81 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    
------------------------------------------------------- 25.9%
Hondo Arendt (Green)  21.0  (25.9%) 
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG :
Sharon Hartwell (Liberal)  21.0  (25.9%) 
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC :
Robin Austin (NDP)  19.0  (23.5%) 
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE _____ :
Jonathan Dieleman (Conservative)  20.0  (24.7%) 
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ___ :
   
Results  
Sharon Hartwell (Liberal)Elected 
Robin Austin (NDP)Defeated 
Hondo Arendt (Green)Elected 
Jonathan Dieleman (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 (25.9%).

Jonathan Dieleman (Conservative) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 76.5% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 53.1% 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: Northwest BC Legislative Assembly - 2013 General Election
3 candidates will be elected with 81 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 30.6% 
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4th 1.6% 
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