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Selection of questions from Questionnaire is in progress.
The selection period ends on 2018-May-08 at 23:-59:59
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The following elections take place in May 2018:

Elections Schedule

All the periods below start at 00:00:00UTC and end at 23:59:59UTC)

  • May 08 - May 15: Selection of questions from Questionnaire
  • May 16 - May 22: Nomination period
  • May 23 - May 29: Interviews
  • May 30 - May 30: Voting Setup & Validation & Publishing of interviews
  • May 31 - Jun 06: Voting period
  • Jun 07: Result Announcement

Selection of questions from Questionnaire

From the set of collected questions for nominees to FESCo (Engineering), Fedora Council and Mindshare teams, top 3 questions are going to be selected, based on Council decision, where these selected questions will be given to each candidate to answer before voting period begins as part of campaign.

Questions to be selected for the following teams:

  • FESCo
  • Fedora Council
  • Mindshare

The top 3 selected questions for each team to be published in Pagure.

Nominations for Elected Positions

During this period you may self-nominate to open seats. 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.

Currently opened nominations:


Nominees are requested to answer selected questions using private issue in Pagure. In this way only Election Wrangler and Fedora Action and Impact Coordinator (as election wrangler substitute) are allowed to see these answers.

Voting Setup & Validation & Publishing of interviews

It is responsibility of Election wrangler to validate eligibility of nominees for elections. In compliance with Fedora Council decision #135 nominees not having completed their interviews (as a private issue in Pagure) are excluded from the list of nominees.

Election wrangler is responsible for publishing these interviews on Fedora Community Blog as well as setup of voting machine for the elections.

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.


To vote for Mindshare you must have cla_done group in FAS.

Post Election Tasks


FESCo (Engineering)