2017 Worldcon Site Selection

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The 2017 Worldcon was selected by the members of Sasquan in voting in 2015. The filing deadline was in February 2015.

The bidders were DC17, Helsinki in 2017, Montreal in 2017, and Nippon in 2017. There was also a New York in 2017 bid which appears not to have been a hoax bid, but didn't last.

Bidder Mail-in Wednesday Thursday Friday TOTAL
Helsinki in 2017 538 279 229 317 1363
Montreal in 2017 51 25 73 79 228
Nippon in 2017 18 16 33 53 120
DC17 288 156 222 212 878
None of the Above 0 0 0 0 0
Invalid ballots 0 1 0 0 1
All of the Above 0 3 2 0 5
Nightvale 1 0 2 0 3
Minneapolis in '73 1 1 0 0 2
Gallifrey (Cheron) 0 1 0 0 1
Gndevaz, Armenia 0 1 0 0 1
Happiness, Fulfillment, Corporation 0 0 0 1 1
Mariehamn 0 0 0 1 1
Marseilles, France 0 0 0 1 1
Boston in '89 0 0 0 1 1
Total with Preference 897 483 561 664 2606
No Preference 11 6 0 2 19
Total valid votes 908 489 561 666 2625

1303 voters were needed to win, so Helsinki in 2017 won on the first ballot and ran Worldcon 75.

Sasquan newsletter with Worldcon Site Selection (IA)


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