Today I visited the Workplace election result page to find who got selected as the moderators.

But in the results of the year 2018, I found something strange. It displays the username Snow. Snow has been a member in The Workplace only for 4 months.

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I suspect there was an old user with the same username and their account got deleted as it leads to a Page not found page.

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Can this be fixed?

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    That user was previously a moderator, deleted their account, and recreated it with the same profile picture.
    – Ryan M
    Commented Mar 31, 2021 at 3:49

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As per @Catija's comment:

"For anyone concerned, I'm happy to confirm that this is the same Snow who was a moderator here previously and I'm glad to see him standing in the election to be nominated. While he certainly could have requested reinstatement, I respect his decision to run in the election. – Catija♦ Mar 16 at 13:34".

It's the same person, and people are allowed to have the same name and delete their account - there's nothing to fix.

Additional comment details:

"@Mari-LouA, I've added that brief history now. Refer to the Election 2018 page for a snapshot of my rep and stats at my prior election. I didn't keep any data from when I left because I didn't feel as though I especially wanted it. – Snow Mar 16 at 7:05

@Richard I'm not going through the reinstatement process because I'd feel bad about going on hiatus for a year and just demanding my old job back. If people want me and respect me enough to vote, that's great. If they don't, I'll accept that. I don't believe that people would respect me as much if I just snapped my finger and got my diamond back. – Snow Mar 16 at 7:09

How can we confirm you are the real Snow? Has anyone been able to confirm the account? – Draken Mar 16 at 9:52

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