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The following elections will take place in January 2014:
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The following [[Elections|elections]] take place from [https://fedorapeople.org/groups/schedule/f-27/f-27-elections.html October 2017 to December 2017]:
  
* [[Board/Elections/Nominations|Fedora Project Board]] (two seats: E1 and E2)
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* [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|FESCo (Engineering)]] (5 seats)
* [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|FESCo (Engineering)]] (four seats)
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* [[Council/Nominations|Fedora Council]] (2 seats)
* [[FAmSCo_nominations|FAmSCo (Ambassadors)]] (three seats)
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* [[Mindshare/Nominations|Mindshare]] (2 seats)
 
 
All dates and times noted are UTC time.
 
  
 
Please add questions you'd like to see asked to this page.
 
Please add questions you'd like to see asked to this page.
  
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== [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|FESCo (Engineering)]] ==
  
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# What is your background in engineering?
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# Why do you want to be a member of FESCo?
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# Describe some of the important technical issues you foresee affecting the Fedora community. What insight do you bring to these issues?
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# What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit FESCo if you are elected?
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# What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
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# Currently, how do you contribute to Fedora? How does that contribution benefit the community?
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# What objectives or goals should FESCo focus on to help keep Fedora on the cutting edge of open source development?
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# If a past member of FESCo, identify a negative factor you noticed while serving in FESCo. How would you propose to improve on that for the next cycle?
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# Do you believe the [https://docs.pagure.org/modularity/ Modularity] objective is important to Fedora's success? Is there anything you wish to bring to the modularity efforts?
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# The Linux ecosystem of today is not the ecosystem of five years ago. Do you think Fedora should innovate further or "steady the boat" with the existing initiatives in the project? Why?
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# What are the areas of the distribution and our processes that, in your opinion, need improvement the most? Do you have any ideas how FESCo would be able to help in those "trouble spots"?
  
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== [[Council/Nominations|Council]] ==
  
== [[Board_nominations|Fedora Project Board]] ==
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# What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
=== Questions ===
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# What are the most pressing issues facing Fedora today? What should we do about them?
* Do you agree with, and are you committed to, the Fedora [[Foundations]]? If no, what do you believe should be changed?
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# What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
* Do you believe that it is incompatible with the Freedom foundation to allow ''in any way'' the installation of non-free software from Fedora products without an explicit and informed action on the part of the user/system administrator to allow the installation of such software?
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# What are your interests and experience outside of Fedora? What of those things will help you in this role?
* With all the changes happening (or proposed) within Fedora, how important do you think it is to attract new contributors (actually, even otherwise - without the changes)? What would be your plan for the same?
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# What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
* As a community, do you think that sharing knowledge is important? If so, how can this be achieved in Fedora's community?
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# What should the Council do to help improve communication and openness across Fedora sub-projects, teams, and SIGs?
* Add your question here
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# What can the Council do to attract more packagers and other contributors? How should Fedora change in this regard?
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# What can the Council do to attract more people to non-technical roles? Does Fedora need to adapt or improve in this regard?
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# The Council has members involved in different areas of the project. What would you say your "area of expertise" is?
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# What is your view of Free software/Open source software as a social movement? What else can the Fedora community do to aid society?
  
== [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo)]] ==
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== [[Mindshare/Nominations|Mindshare]] ==
=== Questions ===
 
* To achieve competitive advantage, have defined a strategy? Differentiation? Focus? Both?
 
* Do you agree with, and are you committed to, the Fedora [[Foundations]]? If no, what do you believe should be changed?
 
* Do you believe that it is incompatible with the Freedom foundation to allow ''in any way'' the installation of non-free software from Fedora products without an explicit and informed action on the part of the user/system administrator to allow the installation of such software?
 
  
== [[FAmSCo_nominations|Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee (FAmSCo)]] ==
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# What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
=== Questions ===
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# What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit Mindshare if you are elected?
* Add your question here
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# What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
* How can we improve the management of budgets in all regions?
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# What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
* How can we encourage ambassadors from all regions and maintain that strong bond with the community?
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# Is there a specific task or issue you think that Mindshare should address this term?
* Could you give us your ideas you have to improve the community?
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# Please elaborate on the personal "Why" which motivates you to be a candidate for Mindshare.
* Are you going to work on any plans that make budget transactions handling more transparent? What could be those plans?
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# What are your thoughts on the impact (as an individual and then as a Mindshare group) that the group will have?
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
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Questions from previous elections can be found here:
 
Questions from previous elections can be found here:
 
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* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=498695 Fedora August 2017 elections questionnaire]
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* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=482838 Fedora December 2016 elections questionnaire]
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* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=470979 Fedora July 2016 elections questionnaire]
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* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=429095| Fedora Nov/Dec 2016 elections questionnaire]
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* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=415561| Fedora June 2015 elections questionnaire]
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* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=401892| Fedora 22 elections questionnaire]
 
* [[F19_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 19 elections questionnaire]]
 
* [[F19_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 19 elections questionnaire]]
 
* [[F18_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 18 elections questionnaire]]
 
* [[F18_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 18 elections questionnaire]]
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* [[Elections/F13_Questionnaire| Fedora 13 elections questionnaire]]
 
* [[Elections/F13_Questionnaire| Fedora 13 elections questionnaire]]
 
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=108236 Fedora 12 elections questionnaire]
 
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=108236 Fedora 12 elections questionnaire]
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[[Category:Elections]]

Latest revision as of 00:00, 21 November 2017

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Collection of questions for candidates has ended on 2017-Nov-20 at 23:59:59 UTC

The following elections take place from October 2017 to December 2017:

Please add questions you'd like to see asked to this page.

FESCo (Engineering)

  1. What is your background in engineering?
  2. Why do you want to be a member of FESCo?
  3. Describe some of the important technical issues you foresee affecting the Fedora community. What insight do you bring to these issues?
  4. What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit FESCo if you are elected?
  5. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  6. Currently, how do you contribute to Fedora? How does that contribution benefit the community?
  7. What objectives or goals should FESCo focus on to help keep Fedora on the cutting edge of open source development?
  8. If a past member of FESCo, identify a negative factor you noticed while serving in FESCo. How would you propose to improve on that for the next cycle?
  9. Do you believe the Modularity objective is important to Fedora's success? Is there anything you wish to bring to the modularity efforts?
  10. The Linux ecosystem of today is not the ecosystem of five years ago. Do you think Fedora should innovate further or "steady the boat" with the existing initiatives in the project? Why?
  11. What are the areas of the distribution and our processes that, in your opinion, need improvement the most? Do you have any ideas how FESCo would be able to help in those "trouble spots"?

Council

  1. What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
  2. What are the most pressing issues facing Fedora today? What should we do about them?
  3. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  4. What are your interests and experience outside of Fedora? What of those things will help you in this role?
  5. What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
  6. What should the Council do to help improve communication and openness across Fedora sub-projects, teams, and SIGs?
  7. What can the Council do to attract more packagers and other contributors? How should Fedora change in this regard?
  8. What can the Council do to attract more people to non-technical roles? Does Fedora need to adapt or improve in this regard?
  9. The Council has members involved in different areas of the project. What would you say your "area of expertise" is?
  10. What is your view of Free software/Open source software as a social movement? What else can the Fedora community do to aid society?

Mindshare

  1. What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
  2. What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit Mindshare if you are elected?
  3. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  4. What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
  5. Is there a specific task or issue you think that Mindshare should address this term?
  6. Please elaborate on the personal "Why" which motivates you to be a candidate for Mindshare.
  7. What are your thoughts on the impact (as an individual and then as a Mindshare group) that the group will have?

History

Questions from previous elections can be found here: