Guterres, who was Portugal's prime minister from 1995 to 2002, had held the number-one spot in the previous five informal votes
, but the quick consensus decision took many diplomats by surprise.
3]nio Guterres, the fontrunner in the informal votes
among UN Security Council members.
If there were too many informal votes
, the whole election might be rendered illegitimate.
Recently, however, the FSC has begun taking informal votes
of its members to gauge interest in possibly supporting such a TLD in the future.