[Foundation-l] Elections: a new board for the future

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Mon Jun 18 17:32:59 UTC 2007

Walter Vermeir wrote:

>Michael Bimmler schreef:
>>I can't comment on this, but, just as a reminder: Submission of
>>candidatures is still open (until 23th, afaik)
>In theory yes. In reality not really.
>Users can become a candidate for the board election until 2007-06-23
>23:59 UTC.
>But the also need to get the "confirmed status", what seems to be not so
>easy to get when you see that 50% of the current candidates are not yet
>And the also need to get 12 users to endorse them what only can be
>started after the are confirmed. The current end data for the
>endorsements is also 2007-06-23 23:59 UTC.
>How longer it takes to get listed on the endorsement page how lower the
>exposure to potential supporters. If we exclude the hardcore users then
>it very doubtful that users will visited more then one time that page on
>meta to endorse candidates.
Having nominations end at the same time that one needs to have the 12 
endorsements required for confirmation seems like a mistake.  Having new 
nominations end when they do, but allowing an additional week to 
complete the formalities would be a lot more practical.


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