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Poet Populist Seattle » The Poet Populist

The Poet Populist

Thanks to all the candidates, nominators and voters.

The 2008 Poet Populist Election is concluded. A record number of votes were cast, with 13 terrific nominees and 14 exciting write-ins!

Stay tuned to the latest in Poet Populist happenings by checking out our blog!

Here are the election result for Seattle’s Poet Populist election concluding November 4, 2008.

Nominated Poet Nominating Organization Votes
1 Mike Hickey It’s About Time Reading Series 491
2 Ananda Selah Osel (write-in) 391
3 Roseanne Estelle McAleese Youth Speaks Seattle 375
4 Chelsey Richardson Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas 209
5 Karen Finneyfrock Arts Corps 190
6 Elizabeth Austen Cheap Wine and Poetry 171
7 Judith Roche Jack Straw Productions 149
8 A.K. “Mimi” Allin Washington Poets Association 128
9 Arne Pihl Vital 5 Productions 97
10 Daemond Arrindell Seattle Poetry Slam 83
11 Jared Leising 826 Seattle 79
12 Ruth Yarrow Haiku Northwest 38
13 Johnny Horton (write-in) 37
14 Tatyana Mishel Rose Alley Press 35
15 Greg Bachar (write-in) 26
16 Thomas Hubbard PoetsWest 23
17 Candace Bullard (write-in) 17
18 Harvey Goldner (write-in) 2
19 Anthony Golden (write-in) 1
20 Benh Kieu (write-in) 1
21 Christopher Jarmick (write-in) 1
22 Elaina Ellis (write-in) 1
23 Gwendolyn Brooks (write-in) 1
24 Jack Prelutsky (write-in) 1
25 Korvus Blackbird (write-in) 1
26 Peter W. Gammell (write-in) 1
27 Samuel Green (write-in) 1

TOTAL VOTES: 2550

Questions? Contact info@poetpopulist.org.