ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN!
The 2007-2008 election was held from June 15 through August 15th, 2007. 1845 ballots were cast in the 2007-2008 Poet Populist election for 16 nominees and 48 write-ins. Cody Walker was inaugurated on September 2nd at the Bumbershoot Festival, in a reading with fellow finalists Angela Martinez-Dy, Richard Gold, and Roberto Ascalon.
1st: Cody Walker (262 votes)
2nd: Angela Martinez-Dy (243 votes)
3rd: Richard Gold (195 votes)
4th: Roberto Ascalon (187 votes)
5th: John Burgess (133 votes)
6th: Geologic (George Quibuyen) (96 write-in votes)
7th: Beth Coyote (86 votes)
8th: Chad Goller-Sojourner (76 votes)
9th: Amy Mahoney (71 votes)
10th: Jared Leising (68 votes)
11th: John Olson (41 votes)
12th: Anna Maria Hong (28 votes)
13th: Molly Tenenbaum (27 votes)
14th: Len Tews (21 votes)
15th: Peter Periera (20 votes)
16th: Victoria Ford (18 votes)
17th: Shannon Borg (12 votes)
Additional votes for (one each unless noted): Mimi Allen (4), John Bryson (2), Marea Angela Castaneda, Lyn Coffin, Lauri Conner, Lina Dahlberg, Nancy Dahlberg (2), Steven Dold, Natania Dumont, Rajnii Eddins, David Edelman, Patrick Felke, Karen Finneyfrock, Karre Fisher, Robert Folendorf, Sundee Frazier, Julie Gerrard, Goldbout, Harvey Goldner (10), Melody Grieves, Paul Harding, John W. Horton (2), Matt Kelley, Richard Kenney, Marion Kimes, Elizabeth Knaster, Melissa Kramer, Meagan Lehr, Carol Light, Rebecca Loudon (5), Sarah Mangold, Anis Mojgani, Erica Nicewonger, Lillian Ruth Nickerson, Ananda Osel (3), Jack Remick, Steve Reynolds, Susan Rich, Michel Schummer, Ra Scion, Erin Shafkind, Danny Sherrard (2), Susan Sobel, Sandi Strehlau, Sallie Teutsch, Ed Vogel, Kary Wayson.