ACE Election Results

The results of the 2018 ACE Election are in, and we have two New England
members on the Executive Committee:

*2018 ACE Election Results:*

The results of the 2018 election are official. There were 1,450 votes cast
in this year’s ACE Election: only 6 (0.4%) were mailed in and 1,444 (99.6%)
were electronically cast. The voting participation rate shows 32.0% of the
eligible votes were cast.

For comparison with the last two elections there were substantially more
votes cast, but fewer mailed in ballots. 2016 had 1,254 votes cast (a 29.7%
participation rate) with 20 mailed in and 2014 had 1,307 votes cast (a
29.8% participation rate) with 26 mailed in.

*Position*

*Votes*

*Name*

*Percent*

*President*

1,155

*Robert Ulrich*

81.9%

247

Joshua Martins

17.5%

8

Write-ins

0.6%

*Vice-President*

1,039

*Jeffrey Niemiec *

75.5%

328

Luko Simlesa

23.8%

9

Write-ins

0.7%

*Secretary*

697

*Lisa Zagarella*

50.3%

685

Melinda Gaspari

49.4%

4

Write-ins

0.3%

*Treasurer*

1,336

*Cheri Armstrong*

99.3%

8

Write-ins

0.7%

*Constitution Change * (regarding Mail-in Ballot Deadline):

1,275

*Yes*

90.6%

133

No

9.4%

*Bylaw Change *(regarding shifting ACE News to Online):

873

*Yes*

61.0%

558

No

39.0%

See you in the queue,

*Rus*

Rus Ozana
New England Regional Representative
American Coaster Enthusiasts
rozana@ACEonline.org
617-816-9943

*906 Coasters ridden in 33 states and 17 countries*

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