Today, the North American administrator John Hertz posted on File770 at: www.file770.com the news that Juanita Coulson has won the 2014 DUFF race.
Juanita will attend Continuum X ‘Carnival of Lost Souls’, the 53rd Australian National Science Fiction Convention at the InterContental Hotel ‘The Rialto’ in Melbourne, Australia, on June 6-9, 2014.
There was a clear result on primary votes. We didn’t have to go to preferences. The voting figures are…
Name ANZ North Total America Aurora Celeste 6 18 24 Juanita Coulson 17 25 42 Hold Over Funds 0 0 0 No Preference 0 6 6 Write-in 0 0 0 Total 23 48 72
The ballot tally is 72, most votes having been returned on duly completed paper ballots. The others, totalling 26, were votes included in the narration for PayPal donations during the campaign period. Dissections between those two categories in each Continent are…
Name ANZ North Total America Paper ballots 13 33 46 PayPal ballots 10 16 26 Total ballots 23 48 72
Two candidates emerged this year. They are Aurora Celeste and Juanita Coulson.
Celeste’s nominators were Warren Buff, Chris Garcia, Jesi Pershing (NA); Norm Cates, Rose Mitchell (ANZ).
Coulson’s nominators were Sue & Steve Francis, Joyce & Arnie Katz, Murray Moore (NA); Bruce Gillespie, Paula McGrath (ANZ).
I thank both candidates for their participation.
For further details, including each candidate’s platform, please refer to John Hertz’ press release on www.file770.com.
DUFF 2014 ANZ administrator
2 May 2014