The Workplace's fourth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is:


He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, and share your assistance and advice with him as he learns 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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    I'm tempted to vote to close this because I don't see an answerable question here.
    – Kilisi Mod
    Commented Feb 15, 2017 at 7:22
  • the results summary link has HTTPS problems of some sort. Commented Feb 15, 2017 at 12:05
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    Thank you for the kind words everyone! And of course thank you to everyone who participated in this election, particularly Christopher and Rory.
    – Lilienthal Mod
    Commented Feb 15, 2017 at 13:16
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    I know this might be posted by a bot (on behalf of the CMs), but: "and the new moderators is"?
    – muru
    Commented Feb 18, 2017 at 9:11
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    @muru: I have a template that's suited for multiple moderators. Looks like I didn't proofread my modifications very well this time. (And maybe I ought to just break down and save a copy of the single-moderator template. I've been hoping to get this automated.)-: Commented Feb 18, 2017 at 18:33
  • @JoeStrazzere thanks for the fix. (Editing on a phone is challenging; was hoping somebody would make the fix.) Commented Feb 21, 2017 at 2:53

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Congratulations Lilienthal! Much deserved!


Congratulations Lilienthal, and well done everyone!! All the candidates were of a high quality and any one of them would have made an excellent addition to the moderator team. Lilienthal is a trusted and effective member of the community, and I feel he will be a great asset to the community in his new role of Workplace Moderator.

Congratulations again, and welcome to the Moderator team! :)

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    I seem to believe Lilienthal is a woman. Not sure though, he/she has never stated it explicitly.
    – Masked Man
    Commented Feb 15, 2017 at 3:38
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    No doubt Lilienthal can clarify, if they so wish :)
    – Jane S
    Commented Feb 15, 2017 at 5:54
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    @MaskedMan I have indeed avoided specifying so far but since you ask, "he" is correct. :)
    – Lilienthal Mod
    Commented Feb 15, 2017 at 13:10
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    @Lilienthal Thanks, the question that vexed humanity has finally been resolved. :)
    – Masked Man
    Commented Feb 15, 2017 at 13:14

Congrats! Well done, Lilienthal!


Congratulations, Lilienthal. You have made The Workplace a much better place already, and I am sure you will continue to contribute even more with the well-deserved diamond.


Congrats. Best of luck with your new responsibilities and awesome powers.


Congratulations, good to see someone rewarded for solid work.


(Obligatory Congratulations Comment)

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