The con added 260 members in the first two weeks of July — 60% of them buying supporting memberships. A $40 supporting membership is the minimum requirement to become eligible as a voter in 2017 site selection or to vote on the winners of the Hugo Awards.
Sasquan’s 10,036 member figure includes 4,047 attending and 5,539 supporting members.
LonCon 3, last year’s Worldcon still holds the record of 11,125 total members. But its tally of 2,882 supporting members, then a record, has been surpassed by Sasquan.
Sasquan has sold 3,774 supporting memberships since January 31.
Here is how the new totals compare with the figures on June 30:
|Sasquan Total Members|
|Adult Attending Members|