[OSM-talk] Tom and David - more nominations? (was: OSM Foundationvoting)
james at mastros.biz
Thu Jun 22 12:43:46 BST 2006
On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 01:16:33PM +0200, Immanuel Scholz wrote:
> > There only needs to be one person for a post to be filled. IMHO if more
> > vote "for" than "against" then the candidate is duly elected to the
> > position.
> In the STV system you cannot vote against a candidate. You can vote or not
> vote at all, in which case you don't count.
> This implies, if there is only one candidate per position, he will get the
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Foundation doesn't say the voting
system in use, or how long the vote will last. Somebody please correct that?
Does the voting system in use allow for write-in votes?
I'd really like, once this current round of voting is finished, for the new
officers to create a new membership criteria, voting rules, and size of
board. Then we can get a membership roll, and elect the board. After that,
the officers should step down, and new elections should be held with the new
membership roll and new voting rules, and hopefully we can have some real
Of course, I may be biased, as I presently have no say in the foundation
whatsoever, having not heard of the project until the 25th of May.
(For the record, I'd like a process that allows write-in votes, and ranking
in preference order; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condorcet_method seems to
work well for Debian. See http://www.us.debian.org/devel/constitution A.6
for the details of the method they use.)
-=- James Mastros
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