[Foundation-l] elections

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sat Apr 7 18:46:44 UTC 2007

effe iets anders wrote:

>2) the time
>Last year, the elections took three whole weeks. I think it should be
>possible to shorten this period. In real life elections usually take
>one day. I can understand that it should take some longer in an online
>community, as people can be at work, temporarily very busy etc. But on
>the other hand, these elections demand quite a work from the
>candidates, and I think it will also mean usually that the board will
>not decide a lot of things. (As it is not very good to decide while
>being voted on you) Thus, a three week period seems a bit long to me.
>I think it should be possible to have the final elections in 3-10 days
>on the condition that it is outside the summer vacation.
While I haven't yet formed an opinion about the three week period, I do 
think that seven days should be an absolute minimum.  This would account 
for those people whose personal schedule allows them to be on line on 
only one pre-determined day of the week.


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