[Wikimedia-l] WMF Board and FDC's elections - delay by one week

Katie Chan ktc at ktchan.info
Fri May 31 21:29:43 UTC 2013

The Election Committee regrets to advise that it is necessary to delay 
the start of voting in the WMF Elections 2013 for one week.  This delay 
is being implemented for three reasons:

* We have been unable to verify that the list of eligible voters is 
complete and that all voters meet the published criteria
* We have been unable to verify that the SecurePoll setups for the 
election are properly functioning
* The voter interfaces have not been translated and are not currently 
available in any language other than English, thus disadvantaging 
Wikimedians who do not read English.

The following changes are now made to the Election timeline:
*8-22 June 2013: elections
*23-25 June 2013: vote-checking
*25-28 June: publication of results.

For the Election Committee,


Katie Chan
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