Arqade's 4th moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are:

LessPop_MoreFizz fredley MOD3_NAME

Congratulations, you three!

They'll be joining our 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 to the new mods! – Rob Rose Feb 5 '14 at 1:42
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    Finally, I can stop mistaking @LessPop_MoreFizz for a mod! =D Also, grats all! – LLF Feb 5 '14 at 1:48
  • Gtz :) Well deserved! – AtlasEU Feb 5 '14 at 7:45
  • Congratulations to the new mods :) – Kappei Feb 5 '14 at 8:32
  • @Grace one of the flairs refuse to update with diamond (and new avatar) can you force a server cache refresh? – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask V2 Feb 5 '14 at 13:21
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    I am curious about this statistic: 1,240 visited the site during the election, 1,263 visited the election page This is out of line with previous elections, where about half the visitors hit the election page, and is especially odd since more visited the election page than the site. Is this a typical thing that happens during site elections on other sites? – Sterno Feb 5 '14 at 14:00
  • @Vaishali I went two for three, not terrible. I only expected one of my picks to win. – Rilgon Arcsinh Feb 5 '14 at 17:10
  • Congratulations! I hope the lag between Europa and Earth won't be an issue ;) – JC2k8 Feb 11 '14 at 20:56

Numbers numbers numbers! The traditional summary report is in Grace's answer, so here's some other numbers!

Voting distribution:

Voting distribution

ALL of the ballots: (Rows: first/second choice, columns; third choice)

Confusing table reading hints:

  • 54 people voted LessPop first choice and fredley second.
  • 47 people gave LessPop first choice and fredley third.
  • 21 people cast a ballot with LessPop first, Strix second and fredley third.
  • 192 people gave LessPop first choice.
  • 64 people (all way at the bottom) gave LessPop third choice.
  • For the total of second choices, reference the graph above.

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Just Strix vs Ashley, or If You Liked Him You Shoulda Put First Choice On Him:

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  • Interesting to see how uncommon my ballot choice was. – Rilgon Arcsinh Feb 5 '14 at 17:07
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    @Vaishali I didn't actually show any visualization for the rounds. – badp Feb 5 '14 at 19:09
  • @RilgonArcsinh There is a lot of spread, yeah. I was the only one with my exact ballot. :) – badp Feb 5 '14 at 19:10
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    This is where four dimensional graphs come in handy. – The Guy with The Hat Feb 14 '14 at 23:50
  • I don't understand any of it. :) – James Of Da Peach Feb 23 '14 at 1:35
  • I feel like there could be more graphs here. – Jeff Atwood Mar 1 '14 at 8:46

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