[Foundation-l] Board elections

Newyorkbrad (Wikipedia) newyorkbrad at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 02:06:04 UTC 2008

On Feb 18, 2008 8:58 PM, Philippe Beaudette <philippebeaudette at gmail.com>

> Stephen's points are all well made.  I think it would be particularly
> prudent to figure out voting system and translators as early as possible.
> Also, it seemed we were scrambling to localize the election wiki at the
> last
> minute last year - getting started on that would be a help as well (which
> drives Stephen's second question: who to involve).
> I'm also curious about the community's response to the endorsements system
> used last time, and whether it makes sense to do it again - and whether
> the
> required number of endorsements should be raised (I'm inclined to believe
> they should - most candidates met the requirement VERY quickly last year).
> Philippe

It definitely is essential that the planning process begin months earlier
than it did last year.  If the election is going to be in June again, I
suggest that the elections committee appointment process begin right now.


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