[Foundation-l] Board elections

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 11:16:55 UTC 2008

>  In a previous life I ran elections for a student union (10-15k
>  students); we did lots of rather interesting things with online
>  voting, which did wonders for turnout. The biggest single feature was
>  the global notification emails... but we found you got surprisingly
>  good results by playing a dozen or so individual groups off against
>  each other, spinning turnout percentages almost as something of a
>  contest, something to take pride in. Having a named individual in each
>  group cracking the whip helps, too!

This year they're offering free Ben and Jerry's ice cream to the
college with highest turnout! Seems to be working, too!!!

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