1998 Site Selection Results

Site Selection for the 1998 Worldcon was conducted by Interthingy 1, the 1995 Worldcon. There were five bidders Boston in '98, Atlanta in '98, Baltimore in '98, Boston in 1998, and Niagara Falls in '98. Boston in '98 lost its facilities and switched to bidding for 2001 as Boston in 2001 and was subsequently replaced by a different Boston bid for a different site, Boston in 1998.

Baltimore in '98 won and went on to run Bucconeer.

The detailed results:

Bidder Mail-In Thur Fri Sat Total
Atlanta in ‘98 91 34 28 41 194
Baltimore in ‘98 296 117 199 200 812
Boston in 1998 103 38 78 105 324
Niagara Falls in ‘98 63 17 39 70 189
None of the Above 5 1 2 1 9
Arkham 1 0 3 0 4
Hold Over Funds 0 3 0 0 3
Minneapolis in '73 0 1 0 0 1
Cuba 0 0 0 1 1
Total with Preference 559 211 349 418 1537
Needed to Win 759
No Preference 11 2 2 2 17
Total Valid Ballots 570 213 351 420 1554
No Voting Fee 7 0 0 0 7