Academia's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 4 new moderators are:

aeismail eykanal ff524 StrongBad

They'll be taking over for the moderators pro tempore shortly — please thank them all for volunteering, and share your assistance and advice with the new crew 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.

  • 6
    Congrats to all the new mods, and the old ones !
    – Suresh
    Commented May 21, 2014 at 8:13
  • 1
    Congrats to the winners!
    – Bravo
    Commented May 21, 2014 at 8:16
  • 1
    Congratulations and good luck to the new moderators, and thanks a lot to the old ones! :)
    – posdef
    Commented May 21, 2014 at 9:04
  • 3
    Fun fact: due to the election and following the removal of my diamond, I got awarded the Marshal badge!
    – F'x
    Commented May 21, 2014 at 9:32
  • 1
    Congrats to all four of you!
    – Fomite
    Commented May 21, 2014 at 16:51
  • Congratulations! I've seen excellent comments and answers from all of you. Commented Jun 1, 2014 at 2:42

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Congratulations to the new mods, old and new school! Based on the answers provided in the questionnaire, I have no doubt this new moderation team will be up to the task!

Good luck to deal with all the flags, thanks to all the runners for the interesting debate, and thanks to the whole community for voting!

  • 4
    Congratulations to all, this was a very active election and an additional occasion to discuss our moderation philosophy, which is always a good thing. Good luck to the new mod team!
    – F'x
    Commented May 21, 2014 at 9:34

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