2016 Worldcon Site Selection

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Site Selection for the 2016 Worldcon was voted on by the members of Loncon 3. The bidders were Kansas City 2016 and Beijing in 2016.

Bidder Mail-in Thursday Friday Saturday TOTAL
Kansas City 2016 79 126 181 265 651
Beijing in 2016 9 12 14 35 70
None of the Above 0 0 0 4 4
Invalid ballots 2 4 2 5 13
Helsinki 0 5 0 1 6
Christmas in Boston 2020 0 1 0 1 2
Boston in 16 0 1 0 0 1
Copper Harbor, Michigan 0 0 0 1 1
Hell, Norway 0 0 0 1 1
Helsinki in 2017 0 0 0 1 1
Manchamn 0 0 0 1 1
Mariehamn 0 0 0 1 1
Minneapolis in 73 0 0 0 1 1
Sitka, Alaska 0 1 0 0 1
Three Legs Town, Ohio 0 0 0 1 1
Xerpes 2010 0 1 0 0 1
Total with Preference 90 151 197 318 756
No Preference 2 6 7 7 22
Total valid votes 92 157 204 325 778

379 voters were needed to win, so Kansas City 2016 won on the first ballot and ran MidAmeriCon II.


2015 Worldcon Site Selection 2017 Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 2016

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