Cross Validated's fourth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are:

gung Tim

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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    $\begingroup$ Congratulations to both the new mods! But I hope unsuccessful candidates are not put off from reapplication in any future election. $\endgroup$
    – Silverfish
    Commented Aug 29, 2017 at 20:02
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    $\begingroup$ I look forward to gung and Tim joining the moderator team. (We are indeed a team: one of the first things for you guys to do is join the moderator chat room so we can facilitate discussions.) But I especially want to thank the candidates who were not elected this time: your qualifications are strong, your abilities well-regarded, and I am grateful to all of you for standing in this election. $\endgroup$
    – whuber Mod
    Commented Aug 29, 2017 at 20:07
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    $\begingroup$ Congratulations and thank you to our new mods and thanks to the strong candidates not elected. I had a very hard time deciding between the four of you as I value all of you and the work you did and do for this site immensely. $\endgroup$
    – Momo
    Commented Aug 29, 2017 at 20:50
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    $\begingroup$ Congratulations to the new mods. We had some very strong nominations. $\endgroup$
    – Glen_b
    Commented Aug 30, 2017 at 3:02
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    $\begingroup$ Congratulations and also many thanks to the other two guys. We had four very competent candidates. $\endgroup$
    – Ferdi
    Commented Aug 30, 2017 at 6:55
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    $\begingroup$ Thank you to all of the candidates who took the time to put forward a vision for the site. $\endgroup$
    – user77876
    Commented Aug 30, 2017 at 13:20
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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to the team! Did anyone tell you about the initiation rites? $\endgroup$
    – Peter Flom
    Commented Aug 31, 2017 at 11:30
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    $\begingroup$ Congrats to grumpy old man and Rodak ze Wschodu. Strong candidates all, indeed. $\endgroup$
    – Carl
    Commented Aug 31, 2017 at 20:22
  • $\begingroup$ Congratulations to gung. I knew you wold be elected and I expect you will do a good job! $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 1, 2017 at 19:51
  • $\begingroup$ Congrats to both of you, and thank you to everyone who ran. $\endgroup$
    – Fomite
    Commented Sep 6, 2017 at 8:57


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