[Foundation-l] Don't waste your vote!

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 23:29:58 UTC 2007

On 7/1/07, Søren Kiersted <wisewisard at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I am writing to ask all of you to think carefully when you vote.
> The board election is very important and many good people are running.
> But it is better for Wikipedia's future to keep a bad person off than
> to have the best people on.
> There are three seats open. When you make your three choices if you
> think only to choose the best you risk making an opening for someone
> bad, so '''you must also consider who can win'''.
> Look at the endorsements:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Board_elections/2007/Endorsements
> It is clear that only some have the standing to keep
> a bad person off the board. So even if you know in your heart that
> someone else is better, you should not pick them because if you do
> your vote is WASTED.

Your model is flawed in that is ignores the issue of placing for
future elections.


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