Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon in Montreal, has opened online Hugo Awards voting here. Membership and PIN numbers are necessary.
All votes, whether cast by mail or electronically, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on July 3.
The committee further requires that all mail-in ballots must be postmarked by June 26.
Curiously, Anticipation’s press release misstates that these are the “2008 Hugo Awards” — the online ballot correctly identifies them as the 2009 Hugo Awards.
Full press release follows the jump.
One more note: Anticipation members have access to the Hugo Voters Packet organized by John Scalzi, a heroic effort that now boasts all the Hugo nominees for Novella, Novelette, Short Story, and all the nominees for the Campbell Award. One more nominated fanzine now is represented, with the addition of Challenger.
Update 05/21/2009: Corrected reference to nominated fanzines in packet.
Anticipation: Press Release #23, May 18, 2009
Online Hugo voting opens.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The online ballot for the 2008 Hugo Awards is now available at: http://vote.anticipationsf.ca/ . All mail-in ballots must be postmarked by June 26, 2009. All votes (Both mail-in and electronic) must be received by midnight (2359hrs.) Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) July 3. Only attending and supporting members of Anticipation are eligible to vote. If you are not already a member, consult http://anticipationsf.ca/English/Membership for more information on becoming one. Both attending and supporting members have the right to vote for the Hugo Awards and in Worldcon Site Selection for 2011.
The Hugo Award, first presented in 1953, celebrates the best in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Recipients are chosen by members of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). The Hugos are presented each year at the World Science Fiction Convention.
The 67th World Science Fiction Convention, known as Anticipation, will take place in Montréal, Québec, Canada from Thursday, August 6th through Monday, August 10th, 2009.
More information about Anticipation, including current membership rates, is available on our web site (http://www.anticipationsf.ca/); you can also write to us for more information.
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