[Foundation-l] elections

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 18:26:27 UTC 2007

On 06/04/07, effe iets anders <effeietsanders at gmail.com> wrote:

> 1.2) Pre-*s*election
> We could state extra conditions to become candidate. For instance, you
> need 25 or 50 supports of your candidature by different Wikimedians
> with >1000 edits and 9 months experience on one project. Just for
> instance, the numbers can easily be changed. It's about the idea.
> Every serious candidate should be able to get these endorsements, and
> the candidates who won't state any chance, wont get these
> endorsements. Disadvantage is that you won't be able to foresee how
> many candidates there will be. Another disadvantage is that you will
> have bureaucratic problems with the checking of the endorsements.

This sounds a good way to weed out any hopeless candidates. Can anyone
see a downside to this one?

- d.

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