I had a prefix 2001:db3::/64 learned from two different iBGP peers. One of those BGP peers became unreachable, but the BGP session had not yet timed out:

root@e2> show route 2001:db3::5

inet6.0: 19 destinations, 22 routes (11 active, 0 holddown, 9 hidden)
+ = Active Route, - = Last Active, * = Both

2001:db3::/64      *[BGP/170] 00:00:01, localpref 210, from 2a03:c0::6
                      AS path: I, validation-state: unverified
                      to Discard
                    [BGP/170] 00:38:27, localpref 200, from 2a03:c0::4
                      AS path: I, validation-state: unverified
                    >  to fe80::206:a00:204:fff0 via ge-0/0/0.2

root@e2>

Am I correct in understanding that if the localpref had been equal, then the second route would have become active?

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