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

Venkatesh Raghavan raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Tue Jul 24 06:47:21 PDT 2012

On 2012/07/24 22:29, Seven (aka Arnulf) 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."?
I do not know where this clause came from. Neither do any of the other 
Charter Members,
I think.
> 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?

That was what we were told during the last board election too.

> 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.
Can you please point me to what it says on the web.
Since the Charter members are voting, I thing a
consensus could be sought among the voters rather
than the board.

> 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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