[Osmf-talk] Resolution of tied board election voting
mike at ayeltd.biz
Tue Aug 10 19:48:18 UTC 2010
The board had a short meeting today, (draft minutes at https://docs.google.com/View?id=dd9g3qjp_75n79q2ggz ),
The tied election result was decided by tossing a coin as this was considered fairest to both candidates.
I therefore have pleasure in announcing Oliver Kühn as the third elected board member in this year's election.
As this will almost certainly be my last message as Secretary, I wish the new board well and assure them of my continued support.
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At 09:44 PM 27/07/2010, Mike Collinson wrote:
>I now announce the voting result as follows. As one voter wrote: "a tough choice among great candidates". Congratulations to Emilie and Iván on election to the board. Third place is tied and I am conferring with the board as the fairest method of resolving this.
>Kate Chapman 50
>Thea Clay 33
>Emilie Laffray 94
>Oliver Kühn 74
>Lars Francke 74
>Iván Sánchez Ortega 81
>61 voters casting in person
>97 proxy voters casting via email
>We had to void some voters as follows. This took some time as it has a material effect on third place.
>0 Spoilt votes
>2 email votes voided as also voted in person
>4 votes voided as from members not fully paid up as of AGM (0 proxy, 4 AGM)
>7 votes voided as not from members (6 proxy, 1 AGM)
>I would like to personally thank all the candidates for standing and also express my appreciation to election scrutineers Dave Stubbs and Simon Ward for the time and diligence they put in making sure we got everything right.
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