[Members] order of candidates
stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Sep 2 16:55:13 CDT 2008
Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> In past years, we have listed candidates for Board and Council in
> alphabetical order. Because members have only a certain number of votes
> (e.g., 5 votes for Council), this is unfair to people whose names start
> with letters later in the alphabet. Therefore I propose that we
> reverse-order candidates by the date when they joined the community,
> measured by date of first post to the jdev or standards mailing list:
> This means that people who've been in the community longer would be
> listed lower down in the candidate list, with yours truly always listed
> last. That at least seems fairer than what we've done before.
So for instance, given the current crop of candidates for Council, the
order would be:
Since members have only 5 votes and lots of people mindlessly vote yes
on every item, they would run out of votes by the time they get to me.
Result: I don't have to serve on the Council anymore. Yay! ;-)
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