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12 Days of 'Star Wars': Light vs. dark. Father vs. son. Who is the Chosen One, and who is just a scruffy-looking nerf-herder? Cast your vote. 

The Jedi Council — aka a few Star Tribune staffers with a little free time – have released their official rankings of 32 of the most important characters in the Star Wars movies (the numbers shown in brackets). Your votes determine who will come out on top.

The results from round 1 are at the bottom of the page.

ROUND 2:
ORIGINAL HEROES



PREQUEL HEROES



RESULTS

RESULTS

FINAL

To vote, simply click on the character.

The bracket will be updated with a new round every couple days, with a winner crowned on Thursday, Dec. 17.

You’ve got some difficult decisions ahead.

May the Force be with you.

ROUND 4: RESULTS

ROUND 3: RESULTS

ROUND 2:
ORIGINAL VILLAINS



PREQUEL VILLAINS




ROUND 1 LOSERS:

[8] Lando Calrissian

Lando is a lover, not a fighter. Luke brought home the easy win, 85% to 15%.

[4] Muppet Yoda

Upset, you were. Underestimate the wookie, you did. Muppet Yoda put up a good fight, falling to Chewie 51% to 49%.

[6] R2D2 and C-3P0

Artoo was holding his own but Threepio lost the battle when he kept translating their strategy out loud. Closer than we thought at 53% to 47%.

[7] Obi-Wan Kenobi

“Strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.” But not powerful enough. Han flies by Obi-wan with the easy win 76% to 24%.

[8] Jar Jar Binks

Oh, thank the Force - Jar Jar loses 91% to 9%. George Lucas must have used 9 different browsers to vote.

[5] Clone Troopers

Lack of genetic diversity did them in -- Padme moves on 55% to 45%.

[6] R2D2 and C-3P0

Do you really expect a couple of droids to take out a Jedi Master? Mace wraps this up easily 57% to 43%.

[7] Anakin Skywalker

Anakin succumbed to Obi-Wan's reach advantage 86% to 14%. Yippee!


[8] Tusken Raiders

The sand people may come back with greater numbers, but Vader marches on 95% to 5%.

[4] Grand Moff Tarkin

“Evacuate? In our moment of triumph? I think you overestimate their chances.” Famous last words. Tarkin falls to Jabba 63% to 37%.

[6] Stormtroopers

Stormtroopers can’t shoot the broad side of a barn -- or an old man sitting in a chair. The Emperor wins handily, 63% to 37%

[7] Greedo

Who shot first?, It doesn’t matter because Fett doesn’t miss. Greedo is crushed 89% to 11%.

[8] Nute Gunray

Nute brought a speech to a light saber fight. The senator moves on 89% to 11%.

[4] Count Dooku

Dooku lost? We have a feeling Jango Fett rode his son’s coattails to a 51% to 49% victory.

[6] General Grevious

Grievous didn’t stand a chance against the Chosen One, falling 58% to 42%.

[7] Battle Droids

These really weren’t the droids you were looking for. Darth Maul advances 89% to 11%.


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