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OTW Election Statistics for 2022

Now that the 2022 election is over, we’re happy to share with you our voter turnout statistics! For the 2022 Election, we had 11643 total eligible voters. Of those, 4574 voters cast a ballot, which represents 39.3% of the potential voters. We’re proud to say that our voter turnout is higher than that of last year, which had a turnout of 20.5%. We also saw an increase in the number of ballots cast, from 2305 to 4574, which represents a 98.4% increase. Elections is committed to continuing to reach out to our eligible members to encourage them to vote in elections. Whoever is elected to… Read more

Results of the 2022 Board Election

The Elections Committee would like to thank all of our candidates for their hard work in this year’s election. With that, we are pleased to present the results of the 2022 Election. The following candidates (in alphabetical order) have been officially elected to the Board of Directors: Heather McGuire Natalia Gruber As previously advised, the Board of Directors is sorry to announce that director E. Anna Szegedi, elected in 2021, stepped down from her position on the Board prior to the 2022 election. We are grateful for E. Anna Szegedi’s service and thank her for her work and dedication. To fill the vacant seat, the… Read more

OTW Members – Check Your Email for Voting Instructions

At this time, all members of the OTW who are eligible to vote should have received an email linking to the voting instructions for 2022. The subject line was “Voting Instructions for Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) Board Election”. Please note that anyone who didn’t receive this email is not on the voter rolls this year and will not receive a ballot. The voting instructions email contains a link to a test version of the ballot. Please follow that link to make sure that the page displays correctly and the candidates are visible. If not, please ensure you are not blocking JavaScript from ajax.googleapis.com, bootstrapcdn.com,… Read more

Become a Member of the OTW and Vote for the 2022 Elections!

It’s almost election time! Being a member of the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) means being able to vote for its Board of Directors. This helps affect how projects such as the Archive of Our Own, Fanlore, and Transformative Works and Cultures are run now and going forward. This year, our election for the Board of Directors will be held from August 12 to August 15. (Access the full Elections Timeline for 2022). In order to vote, you need to be a member of the OTW by midnight UTC on June 30, 2022 (What time is that for me?). That means that you have to… Read more

2022 OTW Elections Candidates Announcement

Candidates Announcement The Organization for Transformative Works is pleased to announce the following candidates for the 2022 Election (in alphabetical order by given name): Heather M Michelle S Natalia G Noémie B Tiffany G Candidates’ full legal names will not be publicly posted this year unless they are appointed or elected to the Board. E. Anna Szegedi is stepping down from her position on the Board for personal reasons, and so there will be 3 open seats in this year’s election, one of them a partial term of two years. The candidate who places third will be elected to this seat. We are grateful for… Read more