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Let's say that 5 people vote to close a question, all marking it "off topic". 4 people mark it to go to one site (e.g. server fault) and the fifth person marks it to go to a different site (e.g. super user). What happens in this case? Will the question just be closed, or will it be migrated?

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It'll be migrated to Server Fault. The rule for migrations on SO is that 4 people must vote to migrate to the same target site, else the question will not be migrated. On other sites, the required number of people agreeing is 3.

Source: Require more than simple majority of close votes to migrate

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Is this stated somewhere explicitly? seems to conflict with John's answer –  Foo Bah Sep 22 '11 at 3:28

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