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2012 Ursa Major Awards voting now closed

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Ursa Major Awards banner by EosFoxxThe voting for the 2012 Ursa Major Awards, for the best anthropomorphic literature and art of the calendar year 2012, is now closed. Voting took place from March 15 to May 15. 1,696 registrations were received, but only 1,113 people actually voted.

The winners will be announced at a presentation ceremony at Anthrocon 2013, held July 4–7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The placing of the voting will be released at this time.

Registrations were received from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Grenada, Greece, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, the U.S.A., Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Vietnam. This includes the large number of registrants who did not in fact vote.

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I can understand the downturn, since there's no Kyell Gold, and I expect the ponies on the ballot haven't been promoted as much this year either. The growth in voting last year was far greater than you'd expect from growth of the fandom itself. Still, now I'm curious - last year, 1,782 votes were 'cast', but was that counting actual votes, or just registered users?

It might be a good idea to email those who register before the deadline, if they haven't nominated or voted.

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"Votes cast" more accurately refers to the number of people who voted in at least one category of the Awards, not to the actual number of votes.

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(ignore this - nvm, emailed greenreaper directly)

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a retired former librarian from North Hollywood, California, interested in general anthropomorphics