Sasquan received a record 5,950 valid ballots for the 2015 Hugo Awards, surpassing the mark of 3,587 votes set last year at LonCon 3.
Nearly all voters cast their ballots online – only 36 were mailed in.
Sasquan had the highest level of participation in the past decade with over 57% of eligible members voting.
Most of the votes were cast in the final week before the deadline, over 3,000. (Approximately 2,900 votes had been submitted as of July 24.)
The new vote total record is a 65% increase over LonCon’s record.
The Hugo Award winners will be announced Saturday, August 22 at a ceremony hosted by authors Tananarive Due and David Gerrold. The ceremony will be livestreamed free of charge at http://www.ustream.tv/hugoawards. There will also be a text stream available on the Hugo Awards webpage at http://www.thehugoawards.org.
Sasquan will release the final runoff vote counts and report the nominating votes through its website at the conclusion of the ceremony.