Council Elections

Joseph Price pricechild at ubuntu.com
Thu Jul 24 19:46:30 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 20:43 +0100, Martin Meredith wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 19:52 +0100, Joseph Price wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 19:47 +0100, Martin Meredith wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 18:16 +0100, Joseph Price wrote:
> > > > Announced at the latest ubuntu-irc meeting that we are going to be going
> > > > through the process of electing some new council members.
> > > > 
> > > > The process I outlined at the meeting was only an idea, and I think I
> > > > tried to put across the message that I would be writing it to this ML
> > > > when decided on, including deadlines. (My fault if I didn't make this
> > > > clear enough)
> > > > 
> > > > We're just talking with the CC atm to work out the finer details, and as
> > > > soon as that's done, we'll post it here.
> > > > 
> > > > Finally, as I said at that meeting, please only nominate yourselves at
> > > > this time. If you really want to nominate someone else, tell them, and
> > > > get them to nominate themselves if they want to run for it. Comments on
> > > > wiki pages/to email lists will then probably follow.
> > > > 
> > > > Pricey
> > > 
> > > Just a thought - isn#t the election procedure a bit broken?
> > > 
> > > I mean by having the line.
> > > 
> > > - The nominees support from at least one active IRC Council member
> > > (essential) 
> > > 
> > > Isn't this a bit broken? what if for some reason, the whole Council
> > > Quits?
> > > 
> > > 
> > We still have enough of a Council left (active... 3 of us) for this to
> > not be an issue.
> 
> However, it's still broken. If it's "required" and all the IRCC quit...
> there'd be no way to from a new council in line with the policies.
> 
> 
That's why we have a CC who approve these policies, and could make or
edit them again if they became a problem.





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