WordPress Development's fifth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is:

Jack Johansson

They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering, and share your assistance and advice with them as they learn the ropes!

For details on how the voting played out, you can download the election results here, or view a summary report online.

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    Congrats Jack, welcome to the team! Thank you and Christine for applying to be moderators, it was a close, close race. – Howdy_McGee Mar 13 '18 at 20:11
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    Thanks everyone for voting. It was actually super super close! – Jack Johansson Mar 13 '18 at 20:41
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    Congrats! It was a close victory between 2 great candidates – Tom J Nowell Mar 14 '18 at 0:52
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    @TomJNowell Thank you! You could say, closest election of WPSE. – Jack Johansson Mar 14 '18 at 1:03
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    If I knew one vote would have been deciding, I would have actually cast my own vote on myself! :D Congratulations @JackJohansson! See you all on the next elections. <3 – Christine Cooper Mar 14 '18 at 9:30
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    The power of one ;-) Two great candidates. Congratulations. – birgire Mar 14 '18 at 13:04
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    @birgire Thank you so much! It was almost like flipping a coin ;-) – Jack Johansson Mar 14 '18 at 14:01
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    Congratulations!! – maheshwaghmare Apr 6 '18 at 10:48

Thanks to both of you for volunteering! Enjoy your new job as a moderator, Jack :)



Jack's been very helpful on many ocassions and I've learned a bunch from him.

May his reign bring even more prosperity.

  • Thank you very much! I wish I'd be more helpful this way. – Jack Johansson Mar 14 '18 at 1:02

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