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Re: Upcoming Fedora Election Schedule (Proposal)



inode0 wrote on 09.11.2009 06:16:
> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
>> inode0 wrote on 08.11.2009 16:36:
>>> [...]
>>> * Fedora Advisory Board and Steering Committee Election Schedule
>>> November 10-16: Nomination of candidates for open seats
>>> November 17-23: Candidate questionnaire period (answers are private
>>> until published as a group)
>>> November 26: Publish questionnaire responses no later than November 26
>>> November 27 - December 3: IRC town hall meetings (1 or 2 at the
>>> discretion of the board/committee)
>>> [...]
>>> I am proposing a slightly more compressed nomination and voting period
>>> than we have had in the past to accommodate better processing of the
>>> questionnaires which were found to be very valuable last election
>>> cycle but for which there was not sufficient time to publish answers
>>> prior to all of the  town hall meetings.
>> I'd do it like this to have it even more compressed and do something
>> like this:
>> November 10-16: prepare questions for the candidate questionnaire and
>> publish them on November 17
> I meant to publish the questions on the 17th so we could begin
> generating them ASAP and have the answers returned by the 23rd giving
> a couple of days to you (I hope you are willing to help with this
> again) to work your magic on them.

/me better should have kept his nose down, as then maybe someone else
might have taken care of that work

I assume there is no one around that wants volunteers to do it?

>> November 17-23: Nomination of candidates for open seats
>> November 25 deadline for candidate to send in answers for the candidate
>> questionnaire; answers have to be private and get published as a group
>> November 26: Publish questionnaire responses no later than November 26
>> November 27 - December 3: IRC town hall meetings (1 or 2 at the
>>> discretion of the board/committee)
>>> [...]
>>
>> Reasons: That gives people that nominate early more then a week to
>> prepare the answers; those that nominate on the last minute have way
>> less time, but that's their own "fault".
> So I think the only question is whether to have the nomination period
> before or after the publication of the questions. I'm not sure how I
> feel about that.

Actually I'm not completely sure myself. A bit of overlap could work as
well...

CU
knurd


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