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The following elections will take place in in November 2011:

All dates and times noted are UTC time.

Committee Elections Schedule

  • October 24: Announce election schedule, call for Town Hall volunteers
  • October 25-November 5th: Nominations open (nomination period closes promptly at 23:59:59 UTC on the 5th)
  • October 25-November 5th: Questions for candidates accepted at Fedora 17 elections questionnaire
  • November 6-12: Organize town hall schedule
  • November 6-12: Candidates answer questions, send responses to Wrangler
  • November 12: Deadline for questionnaire responses from candidates
  • November 13-14: Wrangler presents questionnaire answers, posts to wiki
  • November 15-22: Town Hall meetings
  • November 21-22: Finalize online voting application
  • November 23-December 5: Voting Period (voting period closes promptly at 23:59:59 on the 5th)
  • December 6: Announce results

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 Town Halls. Please see the F17 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. Questions will be collected from October 25 to November 5. Candidates will have until November 12 to return their responses which will be published no later than November 14th.

Link to the elections questionnaire

IRC Town Halls

Each group participating in the election will attempt host two Town Hall forums 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.


Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs
Monday, November 21 at 18:00 UTC FESCo Jared Smith Log
Fedora Project Board
Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs
Thursday, November 17 at 23:00 UTC Fedora Project Board Jared Smith Log
Tuesday, November 22 at 21:00 UTC Fedora Project Board Jared Smith Log
Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs
Saturday, November 19 at 11:00 UTC FAmSCo Jared Smith Log
Tuesday, November 22 at 01:00 UTC FAmSCo Jared Smith Log

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.

Coordinator: ???

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.

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