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2014 Community Moderator Election Results

Ask Ubuntu's 4th moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Different helpful flag counts in election entry and profile?

This is the helpful flag count on my profile: And this is the one on my nomination Which is quite different. Is this normal and am I overlooking something obvious or is this some sort of bug?
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Why is Meta given so much importance in the elections?

So far most of the reactions to the 2014 candidatures concern user activity here at Meta. Why so? How relevant can it be to the requirements of a moderator?
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What are the privileges needed for a user to vote in elections?

I'm wondering about voting system. Anybody can vote for a candidate in elections? Are there some privileges or needs for so? If no, How can you protect the election from fake accounts?!
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Why are the moderator elections only self nominations?

If I am understanding the AU page about the Mod. elections, the only nominees that we will have the opportunity to vote on will be ones that have nominated themselves. Could someone please explain ...
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection [closed]

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election Results

Ask Ubuntu's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the three new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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During the election phase, do I need to cast all three votes for my votes to count?

In the currently ongoing elections, do I need to cast all 3 votes for my votes to count, or is casting say, one vote or two votes, also counted ?
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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the 2013 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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Is there a bug at the election page?

I went into the election page to vote for the 2013 Community Moderators election (Primary). But when I clicked into @green7's vote, it went strange: turned into 8-15 = -7. How could this be -1? ...
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Weirdness on the election page - missing comments, and disqualified candidate is visible

I'm using chrome on a HTC one V and noticed two odd things when attempting to view the election page Firstly, the candidate here has been disqualified (twice?) and dosen't turn up on the non ...
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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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What can be done for rogue moderators (Moderators that go bad)

I have read the question about What is the process of removing a moderator from office if he/she goes rogue? but here I want to know what actions would be done after a moderator is known to be rogue. ...
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Did I read the rules for the nomination phase correctly?

Does After 7 days, the top 30 nominees, ordered by reputation, advance ... really mean that people with lower rep don't get into primary, no matter how good their presentation is ? I am trying ...
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Duplicate Community Bulletin election entries

Browsing the meta site, I came across this little oddity: As you can see, there are two election entries. Wouldn't it be better to just have a single link for the entire election, as the ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three ...
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Can we update the election page to reflect code of conduct changes?

The introductory page about moderator elections still contains text about the Ubuntu Leadership Code of Conduct. As that was merged into the Ubuntu Code of Conduct the page needs updating. It might ...
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What STV method is used for the moderator elections?

I have been reviewing the OpenSTV results for the election, and would like to know what STV method has been used to run the election. Where can I get this information?
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Can we link to OpenSTV in the Ubuntu repos on the election page?

The election results tell you that you can use OpenSTV to audit the results and provide links to windows and mac installers. This is Ask Ubuntu. We don't need to download random installers from the ...
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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the 2012 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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The election banner is not shown on the main site close to the beginning of the election

It is 8 hours until the election begins. Currently no election banner is shown on the main site but the election banner is showing on the meta site. The main site: The meta site: Is this a bug? ...
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2012 Moderator Election: Town Hall Chat - Tuesday 7 Feb 21:00 UTC / 4pm EST [closed]

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Posted comments to nominees also appears in text area for entering comments

Currently it is the nomination phase of the Ask Ubuntu 2012 community moderator election. I noticed that when you post a comment it is posted as it should but as it is posted the comment remains in ...
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Cannot edit comments to nominees in the election

Currently it is the nomination phase of the Ask Ubuntu 2012 community moderator election. It has been observed that it is not possible to edit comments to nominees. When clicking the edit link next to ...
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What are Ask Ubuntu's current problems, if any, as of early 2012?

The following question was posed to me on my moderator nomination Is there any concrete issues you would like to focus on as a moderator? My answer is what amounts to janitorial work, but I'd like ...
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By experience, what characteristics should a moderator have?

I have seen the community 2012 moderator opened and I was thinking that maybe I would run for office.. I mean moderator but like anybody that is scared to jump into something bigger than himself I ...
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2012 Community Moderator Election

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the 2011 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat . The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat: 4pm UTC on the 8th

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Information on the moderator candidates

This has been posted by ChrisF on the meta of all the other sites undergoing elections, so just in case you've missed it I'm adding it here. Yi Jiang has put together a nice site that use the Stack ...
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How many moderators should we have?

While looking at the election page, I noticed that it states: moderator positions available 3 We currently have four moderators. So we will lose one moderator spot. How many is right for this ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three ...
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How should we determine who will moderate?

As we near the middle of our private beta, we probably should decide on moderators for the site. (per the 7 essential meta questions) In order to do so, we should determine criteria for such a ...