[Board] Fwd: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board elections Voting

Michael P. Gerlek mpg at flaxen.com
Tue Jul 24 06:46:05 PDT 2012

I vaguely remember the rules being different last time, or maybe the time before, and not knowing why...

I too prefer the old way. 


On Jul 24, 2012, at 6:29 AM, "Seven (aka Arnulf)" <seven at arnulf.us> wrote:

> Folks,
> last year I was also surprised by having to vote 5 different people for
> the board elections. My preference would be to be able to push one
> candidate with all votes. Where did this clause come from "Multiple
> votes for one person will be counted as one vote."?
> Having said that I believe that it would be a little hasty to change
> this now with the nominations already running. What do you think?
> As CRO I should have an answer ready before the elections start. In case
> we don't find consensus I will stick with what it says on the web site now.
> Thanks,
> Arnulf
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:    [OSGeo-Discuss] Board elections Voting
> Date:    Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:48:13 -0700 (PDT)
> From:    Ravi Kumar <ravivundavalli48 at yahoo.com>
> Reply-To:    Ravi Kumar <ravivundavalli48 at yahoo.com>
> To:    osgeo-discuss <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
> Please consider changing the rule that only One vote for one candidate
> (by the charter member) in the Board election.
> Advantages:
> The only way to show that you prefer a candidate is by voting to him /
> her more than once.
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