[Members] order of candidates

Nicolas Vérité nicolas.verite at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 07:17:11 CDT 2008


On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 11:50 AM, Alexander Gnauck <gnauck at ag-software.de> wrote:
>> None, really... But I would prefer to have random order myself. It
>> seems the most fair order to me.
>
> I also vote for a random ordering.
>
> we had some confusion about council voting 2 years ago, for this reason I
> explain the voting process again:
>
> The council is limited to 5 members. So you can vote only "YES" for 5
> council applicants and have to vote "NO" for the others. Some members were
> not familiar with the council voting process and were confused when
> memberbot did not allow to vote also "YES" for applicant 6,7....
> So the applicants which memberbot presented at the end were disadvantaged
> to voters which were not familiar with the voting process IMHO.
>
> What I normally do if we have more than 5 applicants for council is:
> Read all applications on the Wiki and write down the 5 persons I want to
> vote in the council. After this I send my votes to memberbot.
>
> We don't have such a policy for board members. We discussed this a bit in
> our board meeting yesterday. But I think its to late to make any changes
> now.
>
> If you have any questions in the voting period don't hesitate to contact me
> by email or IM. I will be offline most of the time next week because of my
> summer holidays, but I should have Internet access and check my emails.
>
> Regards,
> Alex

Maybe a Condorcet method is more suited, for the next votes?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condorcet_method

Nÿco
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