Thank you to all who participated in the 2022 Wikimedia Foundation Board
of Trustees election! Voting closed September 6 at 23:59. The official
data, including the two most voted candidates, will be announced
on or after September 21st. Please note these will be preliminary
results. The official announcement of the new trustees will happen
later, once the candidates have been approved and appointed by the Board.
5,955 community members from 194 wiki projects have voted. This makes
8.8% global participation. In 2021, 6,946 people from 216 wiki projects
cast their vote. A full analysis is planned to be published when the
results are announced. In the meantime, you can check the data produced
during the election
Diversity was an important goal with these elections. Messages about the
Board of Trustees election were translated into about 40 languages
thanks to election volunteers and community members.
The Elections Committee
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