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Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) escape from the Death Star in “Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.”

SALT LAKE CITY — Earlier this week, a new study from Morning Consult revealed a surprising finding — Jar Jar Binks isn’t the most hated Star Wars character.

In fact, the poll, which surveyed 2,200 people, revealed that Supreme Leader Snoke, the villain of the forthcoming “The Last Jedi” film, finished dead last in the list of favorite characters.

The same poll revealed Star Wars fans enjoy watching the original trilogy above all others. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Rogue One” finished ahead of the prequels in the trilogy as well.

The Deseret News asked its readers to answer a quick survey that asked about their favorite and least favorite characters, as well as whether they liked Jar Jar Binks.

Here’s a quick look at the data from 415 responses. Not all respondents answered every question. Our graphics show all characters who received at least 10 votes.

Some interesting additional findings:

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  • Jar Jar Binks ranked overwhelmingly as the most hated Star Wars character, with numbers nearly tripling his closest competitor (Anakin Skywalker).

  • Anakin Skywalker made both the "most loved" and "most hated" lists. He made the "most hated" list twice, once as his older self and once as his younger self.

  • We received 21 responses in which people said they didn't hate any Star Wars character.

  • C-3PO was also a contentious character, receiving 15 hate votes and 10 love votes.

  • Two respondents said they loved Darth Vader but hated Anakin Skywalker, even though the characters are the same.

  • Jar Jar Binks had four love votes, despite his low popularity. One respondent said Jar Jar Binks “was my childhood favorite.”

  • A few respondents had other words for how they felt about Jar Jar Binks. “Loathe is more like it,” said one. Another: “Pity is more the right word.” A third respondent said of Jar Jar Binks, “I don't go one way or the other; sometimes I think he's funny, others I wish him dead.”

  • One respondent listed “The Green One” as their most loved character.

  • One respondent said “Anyone who hurts a Porg” was his or her most hated character. Porgs are the adorable creatures featured in “The Last Jedi.”