The maths on Napier

Commenters seem unable to see the obvious.

So here are the numbers in Napier.

Nash 14041
Walford 10308
McVicar 7135
Nash Margin 3733
McVicar – Margin 3402
Half of above 1701
Total Walford needed to win 5434
For Walford to win he had to win back Nash’s 3733 margin to start with.

So take that off McVicar’s vote, and you get 3402. Walford had to win half of this to beat Nash by one vote or 1701. So 5434 votes in total.

Nash on the other hand only had to win 1701 out of McVicars 7135 votes to stay ahead.

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So if anyone wants to correct these numbers please do.

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