Apparently a concerted effort gamed the Hugos. Hugo Site

Vox Day (cf Vox Dei, Latin for Voice of God) is actually Theodore Beale. Google those names as well as GamerGate, Sad Puppies, Rabid Puppies, Castalia House, and read, before voting for the Hugos, but if you have the power to vote (you must be a member of Worldcon past or upcoming) *do not fail to vote*.

On the official Hugo Ballot, No Award is a category available to you, and that would avoid splitting the vote. The platform of Vox Day’s group is, in effect, well, this fellow said it well. This attack on the field we love should have been stopped before now. Now it’s in the hands of the Worldcon membership.

One writer’s view of the issues