TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan  Boundary BC Legislative Assembly  2013 General Election

3 candidates will be elected with 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted. 
Table form 
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Round 1 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
12.0 
(29.3%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.0 
(22.0%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
5.0 
(12.2%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
5.0 
(12.2%) 

Dan Ashton (Liberal) 
3.0 
(7.3%) 

Brian Guillou (Conservative) 
3.0 
(7.3%) 

Linda Larson (Liberal) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Sam Hancheroff (NDP) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Doug Pederson (Independent) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Doug Maxwell (BC First) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

  

Results 

Redistributed Votes (to these colors) 
Mischa Popoff (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 (26.8%).
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 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV 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 2 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.0 
(22.0%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
5.0 
(12.2%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
5.0 
(12.2%) 

Dan Ashton (Liberal) 
3.1 
(7.5%) 

Brian Guillou (Conservative) 
3.9 
(9.6%) 

Linda Larson (Liberal) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Sam Hancheroff (NDP) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Doug Pederson (Independent) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Doug Maxwell (BC First) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

  

Results 

Redistributed Votes (to these colors) 
Sam Hancheroff (NDP) 
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 (26.8%).
A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the lastplace candidate (Sam Hancheroff (NDP)) 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 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted. 
Table form 
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Round 3 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.0 
(22.0%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
5.0 
(12.2%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
6.0 
(14.6%) 

Dan Ashton (Liberal) 
3.1 
(7.5%) 

Brian Guillou (Conservative) 
3.9 
(9.6%) 

Linda Larson (Liberal) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Doug Pederson (Independent) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Doug Maxwell (BC First) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

  

Results 

Redistributed Votes (to these colors) 
Linda Larson (Liberal) 
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 (26.8%).
A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the lastplace 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 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV 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 4 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.0 
(22.0%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
6.0 
(14.6%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
6.0 
(14.6%) 

Dan Ashton (Liberal) 
3.1 
(7.5%) 

Brian Guillou (Conservative) 
3.9 
(9.6%) 

Doug Pederson (Independent) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

Doug Maxwell (BC First) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

  

Results 

Redistributed Votes (to these colors) 
Doug Maxwell (BC First) 
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 (26.8%).
A tie was resolved by choosing a candidate at random.
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the lastplace candidate (Doug Maxwell (BC First)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.
Next Round
TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan  Boundary BC Legislative Assembly  2013 General Election

3 candidates will be elected with 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted. 
Table form 
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Round 5 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.0 
(22.0%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
6.0 
(14.6%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
6.0 
(14.6%) 

Dan Ashton (Liberal) 
4.1 
(10.0%) 

Brian Guillou (Conservative) 
3.9 
(9.6%) 

Doug Pederson (Independent) 
1.0 
(2.4%) 

  

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 (26.8%).
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the lastplace candidate (Doug Pederson (Independent)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.
Next Round
TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan  Boundary BC Legislative Assembly  2013 General Election

3 candidates will be elected with 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted. 
Table form 
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Round 6 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.0 
(22.0%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
6.0 
(14.6%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
6.0 
(14.6%) 

Dan Ashton (Liberal) 
5.1 
(12.4%) 

Brian Guillou (Conservative) 
3.9 
(9.6%) 

  

Results 

Redistributed Votes (to these colors) 
Brian Guillou (Conservative) 
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 (26.8%).
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the lastplace candidate (Brian Guillou (Conservative)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.
New colors: 

None of these 
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TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan  Boundary BC Legislative Assembly  2013 General Election

3 candidates will be elected with 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV 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 7 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.0 
(22.0%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
8.3 
(20.1%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
6.0 
(14.6%) 

Dan Ashton (Liberal) 
5.2 
(12.6%) 

None of these 
1.6 
(3.9%) 

  

Results 

Redistributed Votes (to these colors) 
Dan Ashton (Liberal) 
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 (26.8%).
No new candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory, so the lastplace candidate (Dan Ashton (Liberal)) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.
Next Round
TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan  Boundary BC Legislative Assembly  2013 General Election

3 candidates will be elected with 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV outcomes. On this site, anyone anywhere can vote many times. The goal here is to show how the votes are counted. 
Table form 
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Round 8 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.0 
(22.0%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
12.4 
(30.3%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
7.0 
(17.1%) 

None of these 
1.6 
(3.9%) 

  

Results 

Redistributed Votes (to these colors) 
Ben Stewart (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 (26.8%).
Ben Stewart (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.
Next Round
TrySTV.ca Poll: Okanagan  Boundary BC Legislative Assembly  2013 General Election

3 candidates will be elected with 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV 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 9 



26.8% 

Mischa Popoff (Conservative) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Carole Gordon (NDP) 
9.6 
(23.3%) 

Ben Stewart (Liberal) 
11.0 
(26.8%) 

Richard Cannings (NDP) 
7.3 
(17.9%) 

None of these 
2.1 
(5.1%) 

  

Results 

Ben Stewart (Liberal)  Elected  
Richard Cannings (NDP)  Defeated  
Carole Gordon (NDP)  Elected  
Mischa Popoff (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 (26.8%).
Carole Gordon (NDP) has enough votes to guarantee victory and is declared a winner.
In the end, 77% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 63.4%
if only the firstround 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  Boundary BC Legislative Assembly  2013 General Election

3 candidates will be elected with 41 ballots cast. 
Note:These results are not predicted BCSTV 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  77.4% 

2nd  8.4% 

3rd  8.9% 

4th  1.2% 

5th  2.8% 

6th  0.6% 
