[Siteselection] Expect a write-in candidate
glenn.glazer at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 21:45:08 PDT 2011
So, I wrote to Andy. This is what he said:
> It's a referendum on Portland and Salt Lake. It's a serious attempt to
> throw the decision to the business meeting.
On 6/24/2011 8:45 PM, Standlee, Kevin wrote:
> Although I expect that Kevin& Andy, not being actual fools, won't actually _file_ a bid, which makes them an ineligible bid and thus they can only win if the election deadlocks (no majority for an eligible bid) and the Business Meeting suffers an incredible attack of Whimsy.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenn Glazer [mailto:glenn.glazer at gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 24, 2011 8:44 PM
> To: Site Selection List; Standlee, Kevin
> Subject: Expect a write-in candidate
> Hi, Sharon, Rick:
> Be advised, if you didn't know already, that Kevin Roche and Andrew
> Trembley have launched a bid for the 2013 Westercon called "ZellaCon"
> for the Sacramento Valley, over Facebook and Twitter. I think it is a
> serious bid and not a hoax bid, though the major theme of the bid seems
> to be olives, which I am guessing with them implies martinis.
> In any case, this may not be a walk-in site selection anymore and I
> wanted to give you a heads-up to prepare for a contested bid.
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