Voting Now Closed
Voting for the 2012 Sounders FC GM Vote is now closed. Results for the vote will be unviled at the Sounders FC Alliance General meeting on December 13th at CenturyLink Field. Click here for more details on this event and to submit a question to ask the Sounders FC front office.
Voting details announced, voting stations to be available at CenturyLink Field
10/3/2012 - The Seattle Sounders FC have announced details for the first general manager vote in U.S. professional sports. Sounders FC season
Need help deciding which way to vote? Visit the online voting guide for some of the reason to vote, a not to vote, for retention of GM Adrian Hanauer.
Sounders FC season ticket members will have the option to vote online at SoundersFCVote.com or in-person at one of the October league matches at CenturyLink Field, October 7, 17, or 21. The vote will begin on Sunday, October 7 at noon PT and conclude on Friday, December 7 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
Sounders FC season ticket members will need their primary email address, which is registered with the team, and their account ID which is located on their ticket or membership card.
The team will staff four voting locations at CenturyLink Field at each league match in October. Those locations include the following:
- Field Plaza, just north of the Pro Shop
- South Main Concourse, near section 118
- Root Sports Lounge Lobby, Club Level
- NE Club Lounge
Voting at the stadium will be open 90 minutes before the first kick and during halftime.
For answers to frequently asked questions visit the FAQ page of this site.
GM Vote Featured in the New York Times
Mary Pilon of the New York Times recently featured the Sounders FC vote and its uniqueness in American professional sports:
Beginning Sunday, and ending Dec. 7, Sounders fans will head to the polls (at the stadium or online from home) and cast ballots on whether the team should retain Hanauer.
“At first, it sounded like a gimmick,” said Kevin Zelko, the founder of the Gorilla F.C. fan club. “But now we’re getting to do it. It’s great to see it happen.”
Voting is now closed