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Ask Ubuntu's fifth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are:

terdon Thomas W.

They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering, and share your assistance and advice with them as they learn the ropes!

For details on how the voting played out, you can download the election results here, or view a summary report online.

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    Congratulations guys! Jun 21, 2016 at 20:04
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    Congrats to both!!
    – andrew.46 Mod
    Jun 21, 2016 at 20:05
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    Congratulations you guys :)
    – Mitch
    Jun 21, 2016 at 20:07
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    Already mentioned in chat, congratulations guys! Jun 21, 2016 at 20:09
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    This is a perfect choice. We now have two good new mods. Good luck!
    – Pilot6
    Jun 21, 2016 at 22:04
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    Congratulations guys whoohoo. Welcome to the team. Jun 21, 2016 at 23:43
  • Congratulations, both!
    – chili555
    Jun 22, 2016 at 0:48
  • Congratulations!
    – fosslinux
    Jun 22, 2016 at 1:29
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    No offence to terdon or Thomas, but great work andrew.46 and Jacob as they came very close.
    – fosslinux
    Jun 22, 2016 at 3:02
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    "Exhausted" seems to have done pretty well by the end, even despite the name! I think future candidates ought to watch out for them next time and maybe consider what they're bringing to the election platform. :-p Jun 22, 2016 at 3:08
  • And of course, Congrats! :-) Jun 22, 2016 at 3:08
  • How mod elections pass so quickly, GG and good luck!
    – user527600
    Jun 22, 2016 at 5:15
  • Congratulations terdon and Thomas W. This was the first time I got eligible for voting in election and I must say I learnt some very good things through all stages of election. Jun 22, 2016 at 6:01
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    Congratulations to the new moderators and also to all of those who did not win. It was a pleasure to compete with you in this election. For those who are interested, I evaluated the voting data and uploaded the OpenSTV results to my GitHub website. You can view the detailed election results here!
    – Byte Commander Mod
    Jun 22, 2016 at 11:13
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    What strikes me is that only about 8 percent of the eligible voters actually has cast a vote. Is the involvement of the users really that low? By all means moderators are the people that keep the site running in a certain sense, so this election is important to participate in. Congratulations to the new moderators.
    – wie5Ooma
    Jun 22, 2016 at 14:43

2 Answers 2

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Thank you all for your support and votes. I'll try not to let you down!

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    Welcome... to the Twilight Zone ;>
    – RolandiXor
    Jun 22, 2016 at 16:56
  • Congrats terdon. Jul 2, 2016 at 17:50
  • Thank you for your years of past and future service to the community!
    – Elder Geek
    Jul 11, 2016 at 2:15
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Thank you to everyone who voted! I thank you all for your support and your votes as well, and will try not to let you down!

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    GG congrats and we will hope to see you in action, not too soon?
    – user527600
    Jun 22, 2016 at 5:12
  • Welcome! Now you must undergo the initiation!
    – RolandiXor
    Jun 22, 2016 at 16:57
  • Congrats Thomas W Jul 2, 2016 at 17:50
  • Thank you for your years of past and future service to the community!
    – Elder Geek
    Jul 11, 2016 at 2:15

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