con-news.com

serving the convention community since 2007.

Final Worldcon vote totals and analysis

Fuller details of the Worldcon site selection voting are available now thanks to this post from Kevin Standlee. As you see, Helsinki had the initial lead, but Orlando’s voters (at least those who had a further preference) split more than 2:1 in favor of Spokane, pushing it into the majority.

FacebookShare

Spokane gets 2015 Worldcon

The 2015 World Science Fiction Convention will be Sasquan in Spokane, Washington, August 19-23. Exact vote counts are not yet available, but unofficial reports are that it played out as predicted here. Guests of Honor are: authors David Gerrold and Vonda McIntyre; artist Brad Foster; musician Tom Smith; and fan writer and conrunner Leslie Turek. […]

FacebookShare

Worldcon election-night projections

The polls have just closed for Worldcon site selection, which for the first time in years features a three-way race. The results will be officially announced at tomorrow morning’s WSFS Business Meeting. In the spirit of modern elections, let’s fill that gap with some speculation! There are no organized polls of Worldcon votes to rely […]

FacebookShare

Worldcon news: Vikings and Site Selection

Anyone joining this year’s Worldcon, even at the supporting level, may vote on the location of the 2015 Worldcon and the 2014 NASFiC. To help out voters, LoneStarCon 3 has asked all the site bidders to answer a standard questionnaire and posted the responses online: 2015 Worldcon: Helsinki – Orlando – Spokane 2014 NASFiC: Detroit […]

FacebookShare

Worldcon and NASFiC site selection open

Voting has started to choose the sites of the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention and the 2014 North American Science Fiction Convention. Ballots and instructions are here. Both require you to be a member (either attending or supporting) of this year’s Worldcon, and both involve an additional fee, which buys you a membership in whichever […]

FacebookShare

Worldcon bids and analysis, Smofcon edition

It’s Smofcon time, which means another gathering of thousands of years of combined con-running experience and probable Worldcon bid news. Let’s look at how things stack up right now. One very handy thing this year’s Smofcon has done is send out a questionnaire to all the bids so that the “Fannish Inquisition” Q&A sessions aren’t […]

FacebookShare
  • Like the site? Any donation you can make helps.

  • Our Virtual Artist Alley

    Have an Etsy Site and want to advertise on con-news? We offer very low rates for members of Etsy, email luckycreaturelabel@gmail.com for details.

    CON-NEWS TEAM

    Shawn "Scott" Smith-Founder.

    Petrea Mitchell- Lead Reporter.

    Shawn Marshall Lead Reporter

    Join the team! Advertise! Tips! Breaking News! Email us at luckycreaturelabel@gmail.com







  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Meta