2022 Worldcon Site Selection

The location for the 80th World Science Fiction Convention in 2022 has been confirmed – the winning bid is Chicago, Illinois, USA.

The results of the voting for the 2022 Worldcon were:

FIRST BALLOT Mail-in Emailed Total
Chicago in 2022 1 516 517 winner
Jeddicon 2022 0 33 33
None of the above 0 6 6
Antarctica 2022 0 1 1
Bil Lawhorn’s zeppelin hangar 0 1 1
Denver 0 1 1
Free Hong Kong 0 9 9
Moderately expensive Hong Kong 0 1 1
Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland 0 1 1
Malmö, Sweden 0 1 1
Mariehamn, Åland Islands, Finland 0 1 1
Marik City on Planet Marik in House Marik 0 1 1
New Zealand 0 1 1
Old Zealand 0 1 1
Any country with an acceptable human rights record 0 1 1
Total with preference 1 575 576
Needed to win 289
No preference 1 10 11
Total valid votes 2 585 587
Invalid votes 11
Spoiled votes 1

 

Chicago won on the first ballot with a total of 587 valid votes cast, of which 576 expressed a preference.

A further 53 tokens were sold, but no matching ballots were received.