[Siteselection] Error on NASFIC ballot

Elaine Brennan info at anticipationsf.ca
Wed Mar 11 08:40:05 PDT 2009

Dear Mike:

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Mike Kennedy <mikek999 at earthlink.net>wrote:

> Please pass this to Glenn Glazer or other appropriate party.

I'm copying your email and this reply to the Site Selection team.

> There is a significant error on the NASFIC Site Selection ballot -- both
> the RTF and the PDF -- posted on the web site.  The ballot states:
> "A vote for None of the Above indicates that you are opposed to all of the
> bids. If None of the Above wins, the WSFS Business Meeting at Anticipation
> will select the site."
> This is wrong.  As Section 4.8.4 of the WSFS Constitution states:
> "If 'None of the Above' wins, or if no eligible bid files by the deadline,
> then no NASFiC shall be held and any supporting membership payments
> collected for the NASFiC site selection shall be refunded by the
> administering convention without undue delay."
> The "no eligible bid files" clause is of course moot this year, but the
> rest of that section still applies.
> I intend to vote in the NASFiC Site Selection but would rather do so on a
> correctly-worded ballot.
Thank you so much for alerting us to this problem.

All the best,

Elaine M Brennan, Head
Anticipation -- the 67th World Science Fiction Convention
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
6-10 August 2009
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