[Foundation-l] Official Election Notice

Majorly axel9891 at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 26 22:08:28 UTC 2008

2008/4/26 Philippe Beaudette <philippebeaudette at gmail.com>:

> The 2008 Board election committee announces the 2008 election process.
> Wikimedians will have the opportunity to elect one candidate from the
> Wikimedia community to serve as a representative on the Board of Trustees.
> The successful candidate will serve a one-year term, ending in July 2009.
> Candidates may nominate themselves for election between May 8 and May 22,
> and the voting will occur between 1 June and 21 June. For more information
> on the voting and candidate requirements, see
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Board_elections/2008.
> The voting system to be used in this election has not yet been confirmed,
> however voting will be by secret ballot, and confidentiality will be
> strictly maintained.
> Votes will again be cast and counted on a server owned by an independent,
> neutral third party, Software in the Public Interest (SPI). SPI will hold
> cryptographic keys and be responsible for tallying the votes and providing
> final vote counts to the Election Committee. SPI provided excellent help
> during the 2007 elections.
> Further information can be found at
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Board_elections/2008/en. Questions may be
> directed to the Election Committee at
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Board_elections/2008/en. If you are
> interested in translating official election pages into your own language,
> please see http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Board_elections/2008/Translation
> .
> For the election committee,
> Philippe Beaudette
> [[m:User:Philippe]]
> .
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Thanks for the information. I look forward to seeing who runs this time

Alex (Majorly)


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