Patron Primary Results: It’s Horus, Kuan Yin, and Scáthach!

Thanks to everyone who voted in the first ever patron selection primary election! Our top three candidates, who will go on to the next round of the process in July, are:

  • Horus, the falcon-headed Egyptian god of the sky and defender of ma’at;
  • Kuan Yin, the Bodhisattva of compassion who hears the cries of the world; and
  • Scáthach, the Irish warrior goddess and mentor to heroes.

The three contenders were chosen from a field of ten by Gaia members and friends using ranked choice voting, a simple way to choose one or more winners from a large pool of candidates. In ranked choice voting, rather than selecting a single favorite candidate, voters rank as many candidates as they like in the order of their preference. Our election worked like this:

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