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The following elections will take place in May/June 2012:
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* [[Board/Elections/Nominations|Fedora Project Board]] (three seats)
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The following elections will take place in January 2015:
* [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|FESCo (Engineering)]] (five seats)
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* [[FAmSCo_election_2012_F18_nominations|FAmSCo (Ambassadors)]] (seven seats)
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* [[Name suggestions for Fedora 18|Fedora 18 Name]] (separate schedule from the committee elections)
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* '''[[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|FESCo (Engineering)]]''' (five seats)
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* '''[[Env_and_Stacks/Nominations|Environment and Stacks Working Group ]]''' (four seats)
  
 
All dates and times noted are UTC time.
 
All dates and times noted are UTC time.
  
 
= Committee Elections Schedule =
 
= Committee Elections Schedule =
 
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* '''January  13-19''': Nomination period open
* April 27: Announce election schedule and open questionnaire form.
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* '''January 20-26''': "Campaign" period. Individual blog posts, etc. encouraged. Will also have an email interview with all answers published simultaneously on the 26th.
* April 27-May 8: Questionnaire form open for the community to submit questions for the candidates.
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* '''January 27-February 03''': Voting open (closes promptly at 00:00 UTC on February 04th)
* May 2-8: FPL announces 1st appointment to the Fedora Project Board.
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* '''February 04''': Results announcement
* May 9-15: Nomination Period (closes promptly at 23:59:59 UTC on the 15th)
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* May 16-22: Schedule Townhalls for May 25-31.
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* May 22: Questionnaire responses due back.
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* May 23-24: Questionnaire responses posted to the wiki prior to the first townhall.
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* May 25-31: Townhalls (Two for the Fedora Project Board, two for FESCo, and two for FAmSCo).
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* June 1-7: Voting Period (closes promptly at 23:59:59 UTC on the 7th).
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* June 8: Announce Results.
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* June 12-19: Run-off election for the third seat to the Fedora Project Board.
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* June 20-22: FPL announces 2nd appointment to the Fedora Project Board.
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= Nominations for Elected Positions =
 
= Nominations for Elected Positions =
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You may self-nominate.  If you wish to nominate someone else, please consult with that person ahead of time.  Wiki nomination pages carry additional details about the nominee which the nominee is expected to write.
 
You may self-nominate.  If you wish to nominate someone else, please consult with that person ahead of time.  Wiki nomination pages carry additional details about the nominee which the nominee is expected to write.
  
= Candidate Questionnaire =
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= Candidate Interviews =
We are collecting a list of questions, which will be given to each candidate to answer before the IRC townhall meetings. Please see the [[F18 elections questionnaire]] and add your own. Note: not all questions will be posed to the candidates. Questions may be edited. Candidates may choose to answer (or not) as they see fit.
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We are collecting a list of questions, which will be given to each candidate to answer before voting period begins as part of campaign in Fedora Magazine. Please see the [[Elections/Questionnaire|January 2015 Elections Questionnaire]] and add your own. Note: not all questions will be posed to the candidates. Questions may be edited. Candidates may choose to answer (or not) as they see fit.
  
 
= IRC Town Halls =
 
= IRC Town Halls =
  
Each group participating in the election will attempt to host two Town Hall forums on IRC. Each will last one hour, or less if there are no further questions.
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No Town Halls are being held this time. Instead we're running campaign and part of it are Fedora Magazine interviews. It's hard to schedule Town Halls (different schedules, timezones etc.) and it prolongs elections itself.
  
== How to Join ==
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Election Coordinators: [[User:jreznik|jreznik]] [[User:cwickert|cwickert]] [[User:sparks|sparks]] [[User:inode0|inode0]]
  
* Everyone should join [irc://irc.freenode.net/fedora-townhall #fedora-townhall] on FreeNode (irc.freenode.net).  Only candidates and a moderator may speak in this channel.
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Questionnaire Coordinator: [[User:jreznik|jreznik]] [[User:inode0|inode0]]
* Non-candidates should also join [irc://irc.freenode.net/fedora-townhall-public #fedora-townhall-public] on FreeNode (irc.freenode.net).  Direct your questions for the candidates to the moderator.
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== Townhall Schedule ==
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=== [[Board/Elections/Nominations|Fedora Project Board]] ===
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! Date & Time !! Group !! Moderator !! IRC Logs
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| Tuesday, May 29 at 17:00 UTC || Fedora Project Board || [[User:jsmith|Jared Smith]] || [http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-townhall/2012-05-29/board_town_hall.2012-05-29-17.01.log.html logs]
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| Wednesday, May 30 at 20:00 UTC || Fedora Project Board || [[User:kevin|Kevin Fenzi]] || [http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-townhall/2012-05-30/fedora-townhall.2012-05-30-20.00.log.html logs]
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=== [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|FESCo (Engineering)]] ===
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| Wednesday, May 30 at 17:00 UTC || FESCo || [[User:mdomsch|Matt Domsch]] || [http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-townhall/2012-05-30/fedora-townhall.2012-05-30-17.02.log.html logs]
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| Thursday, May 31 at 20:00 UTC || FESCo || [[User:jstanley|Jon Stanley]] || [http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-townhall/2012-05-31/fesco_townhall.2012-05-31-20.06.log.html logs]
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=== [[FAmSCo_election_2012_F18_nominations|FAmSCo (Ambassadors)]] ===
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| Sunday, May 27 at 16:00 UTC || FAmSCo || [[User:inode0|inode0]] || [http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-townhall/2012-05-27/famsco_townhall.2012-05-27-16.00.log.html logs]
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| Monday, May 28 at 17:00 UTC || FAmSCo || [[User:graphitefriction|Sarah White]] || [http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-townhall/2012-05-28/famsco_town_hall_no._2.2012-05-28-17.00.log.html logs]
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== Zodbot announcement ==
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Fedora Town Hall at ____ UTC (_____am/pm US-Eastern) with the ______ candidates. Visit https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Elections#IRC_Town_Halls for information on how to participate and pose questions to the candidates.
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Election Coordinator: inode0
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Questionnaire Coordinator: ankursinha
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= Voting Information =
 
= Voting Information =
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Voting eligibility is determined by a community member's Fedora Account System ([https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/ FAS]) memberships.
 
Voting eligibility is determined by a community member's Fedora Account System ([https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/ FAS]) memberships.
  
=== Fedora Project Board ===
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=== Council ===
  
To vote for the [[Board|Fedora Project Board]] you must have cla_done in FAS.
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To vote for the [[Council]] you must have cla_done in FAS.
  
 
=== FESCo (Engineering) ===
 
=== FESCo (Engineering) ===
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To vote for [[Fedora_Ambassadors_Steering_Committee|FAmSCo]] you must have cla_done + one other "non-cla" group in FAS.
 
To vote for [[Fedora_Ambassadors_Steering_Committee|FAmSCo]] you must have cla_done + one other "non-cla" group in FAS.
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= Post Election Tasks =
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== Council ==
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TODO
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== FESCo (Engineering) ==
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* Adjust the FESCo mailing list subscriptions.
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* Update rights on the [https://fedorahosted.org/fesco/ FESCo trac instance].
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* Update the [[Fedora_Engineering_Steering_Committee|FESCo wiki page]].
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* Update the [[Extras/SteeringCommitteeHistory|FESCo history page]].
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* Award new members the [https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-badges/ticket/36 fesco badge].
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== FAmSCo (Ambassadors) ==
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* Adjust the FAmSCo mailing list subscriptions.
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* Update rights on the [https://fedorahosted.org/famsco/ FAmSCo trac instance].
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* Update the [[Fedora_Ambassadors_Steering_Committee|FAmSCo wiki page]].
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* Update the [[FAmSCo_history|FAmSCo history page]].
  
 
= Historical =
 
= Historical =
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*[https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections&oldid=313245 Elections in Nov/Dec 2012]
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*[https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections&oldid=292081 Elections in May/June 2012]
 
*[http://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections&oldid=261855 Elections in November 2011]
 
*[http://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections&oldid=261855 Elections in November 2011]
 
*[http://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections&oldid=239714 Elections in June 2011]
 
*[http://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections&oldid=239714 Elections in June 2011]

Latest revision as of 14:15, 14 January 2015


The following elections will take place in January 2015:

All dates and times noted are UTC time.

Contents

[edit] Committee Elections Schedule

  • January 13-19: Nomination period open
  • January 20-26: "Campaign" period. Individual blog posts, etc. encouraged. Will also have an email interview with all answers published simultaneously on the 26th.
  • January 27-February 03: Voting open (closes promptly at 00:00 UTC on February 04th)
  • February 04: Results announcement

[edit] Nominations for Elected Positions

You may self-nominate. If you wish to nominate someone else, please consult with that person ahead of time. Wiki nomination pages carry additional details about the nominee which the nominee is expected to write.

[edit] Candidate Interviews

We are collecting a list of questions, which will be given to each candidate to answer before voting period begins as part of campaign in Fedora Magazine. Please see the January 2015 Elections Questionnaire and add your own. Note: not all questions will be posed to the candidates. Questions may be edited. Candidates may choose to answer (or not) as they see fit.

[edit] IRC Town Halls

No Town Halls are being held this time. Instead we're running campaign and part of it are Fedora Magazine interviews. It's hard to schedule Town Halls (different schedules, timezones etc.) and it prolongs elections itself.

Election Coordinators: jreznik cwickert sparks inode0

Questionnaire Coordinator: jreznik inode0

[edit] Voting Information

The Fedora Elections Guide has information on the voting method used in the Fedora elections and detailed instructions on how to cast your vote.

[edit] Voting Details

If you are familiar with the voting process, you may go straight to the voting site to cast your votes.

[edit] Eligible Voters

Voting eligibility is determined by a community member's Fedora Account System (FAS) memberships.

[edit] Council

To vote for the Council you must have cla_done in FAS.

[edit] FESCo (Engineering)

To vote for FESCo you must have cla_done + one other "non-cla" group in FAS.

[edit] FAmSCo (Ambassadors)

To vote for FAmSCo you must have cla_done + one other "non-cla" group in FAS.

[edit] Post Election Tasks

[edit] Council

TODO

[edit] FESCo (Engineering)

[edit] FAmSCo (Ambassadors)

[edit] Historical