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The following special elections will take place in October/November 2014:

All dates and times noted are UTC time.

Committee Elections Schedule

  • November 4-10: Nomination period open
  • November 11-17: "Campaign" period. Individual blog posts, etc. encouraged. Will also have an email interview with all answers published simultaneously on the 17th.
  • November 18-25: Voting open (closes promptly at 00:00 UTC on November 26th)
  • November 26: Results announcement and the new council live

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.

Candidate Questionnaire

We are collecting a list of questions, which will be given to each candidate to answer before the IRC townhall meetings. Please see the special Council October/November 2014 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

Each group participating in the election will attempt to host one Town Hall forum on IRC. Each will last one hour, or less if there are no further questions.

How to Join

  • Everyone should join #fedora-townhall on FreeNode ( Only candidates and a moderator may speak in this channel.
  • Non-candidates should also join #fedora-townhall-public on FreeNode ( Direct your questions for the candidates to the moderator.

Townhall Schedule


Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs
Nov 17th board meeting slot as an informal, optional IRC meet-and-greet Council

FESCo (Engineering)

Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs
None this election FESCo

FAmSCo (Ambassadors)

Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs
None this election FAmSCo

Zodbot announcement

Fedora Town Hall at ____ UTC (_____am/pm US-Eastern) with the ______ candidates. Visit for information on how to participate and pose questions to the candidates.

Election Coordinators: jreznik cwickert sparks inode0

Questionnaire Coordinator: jreznik inode0

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.

Voting Details

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

Eligible Voters

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


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

FESCo (Engineering)

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

FAmSCo (Ambassadors)

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

Post Election Tasks



FESCo (Engineering)

FAmSCo (Ambassadors)