Thunderbird Governance 2018 - Council Elections - council size, eligibility, and term overlaps

Governance TB governance at
Fri Jan 19 22:14:47 UTC 2018

On 1/19/2018 4:32 AM, Gervase Markham wrote:
> On 19/01/18 04:38, Goverenance TB wrote:
>>    * Limit council membership to a maximum of two people per
>>      company/unit. (this is new)
> In order to implement this, each candidate would need to declare their
> affiliation(s) at the time of nomination, and then as we worked down the
> list of people who were elected, we would have to skip over anyone who
> was affiliated with an organization for which two candidates had already
> been chosen.
> I think this is probably possible, but I will need to look at whether
> the OpaVote platform supports it. (The issue would be that if you ask
> for 7 people to be elected, it may not tell you who came 8th.)
> Gerv
Good point.

We will know at the start who is nominated, and should know whether a 
vote could encounter that situation.  If opavoate is told to return 
slightly more results (names) than the actual number to be elected, to 
avoid needed a recount.
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