FESCO Elections - June 2015 - Results

Sérgio Basto sergio at serjux.com
Thu Jul 2 12:38:43 UTC 2015


On Seg, 2015-06-29 at 13:47 +0100, Tom Hughes wrote:
> On 29/06/15 12:00, Josh Boyer wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 3:50 AM, Jan Kurik <jkurik at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> Greetings, all!
> >>
> >> The elections for FESCo - June 2015 have concluded, and the results
> >> are shown below.
> >>
> >> FESCo is electing 4 seats this time.
> >> A total of 90 ballots were cast, meaning a candidate
> >> could accumulate up to 540 votes (90 * 6).
> >
> > 90 ballots?  I believe that is one of the all time low records on voter turnout.
> 
> Probably not surprising given the silly way the election was 
> announced... It certainly disenfranchised me.
> 
> The problem you see is that the announcement was sent out on 20th June, 
> but you couldn't actually vote then, because voting didn't open until 
> the 22nd. So you couldn't just go and vote when you got the announcement 
> but instead you had to remember to do so a few days later.
> 
> Needless to say I forgot all about it until I saw, somewhat to my 
> surprise, the result email this morning.

+1 , Tom Hughes describe exactly what happens to me.

Conclusion, subject of announcement should change from:  Voting starts
on Monday bla bla bla to : Vote now ! :) 

Thanks,
-- 
Sérgio M. B.



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