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 Mod
    Mar 13, 2018 at 20:11
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    Thanks everyone for voting. It was actually super super close!
    – Johansson
    Mar 13, 2018 at 20:41
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    Congrats! It was a close victory between 2 great candidates
    – Tom J Nowell Mod
    Mar 14, 2018 at 0:52
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    @TomJNowell Thank you! You could say, closest election of WPSE.
    – Johansson
    Mar 14, 2018 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 Mod
    Mar 14, 2018 at 9:30
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    The power of one ;-) Two great candidates. Congratulations.
    – birgire
    Mar 14, 2018 at 13:04
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    @birgire Thank you so much! It was almost like flipping a coin ;-)
    – Johansson
    Mar 14, 2018 at 14:01
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    Congratulations!! Apr 6, 2018 at 10:48

2 Answers 2


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.
    – Johansson
    Mar 14, 2018 at 1:02

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