Last August, the Hugo Awards were swept by a younger group of women and people of color. At the time, "This was really a year that underscored that a younger generation of diverse writers are becoming central to the genre." So maybe it's not surprising that there was an organized backlash.
Any slate that includes Th*odor* B*al* as best editor is not acting in good faith.
(Replace the * with 'e' if you really want to. He ego-searches his own name and starts arguments with people he feels aren't nice enough to him, so I'm taking precautions.)