Congratulations to Paul Weimer on being officially named the 2017 Down Under Fan Fund Delegate. Co-administrator Lucy Huntzinger announced that he received virtually all the first place votes. Weimer was running unopposed. Full voting statistics will be released later.
He will travel from Minnesota to Continuum, the 56th Australian National Science Fiction Convention in Melbourne this June.
Update: Huntzinger has posted the voting figures:
There were 21 valid ballots submitted in North America and 19 in Australasia for a total of 40. Paul received 37 first place votes.
Of the 21 North American votes cast, 19 listed Paul Weimer in 1st place, 2 listed Hold Over Funds in 1st place.
Of the 19 Australasian votes cast, 18 listed Paul Weimer in 1st place, 1 listed No Preference in 1st place.
DUFF received two valid ballots with no votes listed and a request to accept the fee included as a donation only. We also received one ballot with no fee submitted; it was disqualified.