As of this morning, we’ve got more than 450 folks signed up as voters at the new site. Given that we limped across the finish line last season with about 30, you could say I’m pleased. In fact, you could say I’m semi-stunned (apologies to Dan Jenkins).
I’m not a statistician, but my experience from last year tells me that increase should result in two plusses: less ties this season and a full listing of a top 25.
The Georgia contingent is still the single largest (woof!), but comprises less than half the total, which, if you can remember last year’s breakdown, means that we’ve got a much better balance of voters in 2009. We’ve got excellent representation from SEC schools and from the Big Ten, some ACC interest and a smattering from elsewhere. In fact, if you know any Pac-10 or Big XII fans, tell ’em to drop by and sign up.
Don’t forget it’s not too late to register. And the ballot section will be unlocked tomorrow morning so you can cast your dry run vote. If you wouldn’t mind, please leave us a comment or two, either with your ballot or at the comments section, about what you think of the mechanics of the voting, particularly if you were a voter last season. Of course, any other thoughts or suggestions would be welcomed, as we’re still feeling our way around what we can do with our project.
Oh yeah… have fun with it.