Wu Announced Congressional Run

Brianna Wu has announced her plans to challenge incumbent Representative Stephen Lynch (MA-8) in the Democratic primary for the US House of Representatives in 2018. Wu currently runs a software development company and for the past several years she has been a target of GamerGaters. Wu is a long-time fan artist and her work has appeared in fanzines and art shows.
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Rowe Elected

Author Christopher Rowe was elected to serve as a Soil and Water Supervisor in Lexington/Fayette County, Kentucky. Rowe announced a write-in candidacy to fill one of the vacant slots and received more than twice as many votes as the next write-in candidate. Rowe will serve a four year term.

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SFWA Call for Candidates

Lawrence Schoen, the chairman of SFWA’s Election Committee, has issued a call for candidates for the 2014-15 year. SFWA members running for office should submit a platform statement in the body of an e-mail to sfwa.election@gmail.com by Saturday, February 15th, 2014. All candidates’ statements will be posted to the SFWA website as they come in, and the full collection of platform statements will be sent out with the ballots. Positions up for election this year are:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Eastern Regional Director

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SFWA Election Results

SFWA has announced the results of this year’s officer elections. All of last year’s officers were running for reelection and were unopposed, so the results are less than surprising. Nobody ran for the office of Overseas Regional Director, which is currently vacant. All officer positions are filled with one year terms while regional director terms are for three years.

President: Russell Davis
Vice-President: Elizabeth Moon
Secretary: Mary Robinette Kowal
Treasurer: Amy Casil
SFWA Western Regional Director: Jim Fiscus
SFWA Overseas Regional Director: Vacant

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