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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Ask Ubuntu's fifth 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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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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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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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Ask Ubuntu's sixth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Ask Ubuntu's seventh moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the two new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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2020 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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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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2016 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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2019 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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2020 Potential Moderator Election: Community Interest Check

It's time for us to consider holding an election for moderators for Ask Ubuntu. The last election we held was back in 2019, where we elected a single moderator, and since then, several of our ...
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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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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Like we've done in the past, in connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions ...
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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 a Q&...
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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 weeks,...
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Election: minimum reputation/moderation requirements

Two years ago there were one or two nominations from users with low reputation and hardly any moderation track record. At the time this brought up a discussion on raising the minimum requirements for ...
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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 ask,...
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2020 Community Moderator Election

The 2020 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 weeks,...
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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 weeks,...
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2019 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. Ask Ubuntu is scheduled for an election next week, May 6th 2019. In ...
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When are the 2017 elections?

When are the 2017 elections? Is there a way to tell when the next one is? I checked the previous elections, but it didn't tell me when the next one is. Also how long are they?
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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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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 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 weeks,...
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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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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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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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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Ask Ubuntu is scheduled for an election next week, June 8th 2020. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Why is sportsmanship considered under the moderation badges in election statistics?

I was looking at the election page and was surprised how some of the nominees don't have 100% of the moderation badges. Only to find out it was the sportsmanship badge that is missing. That badge ...
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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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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 weeks,...
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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 mobile ...
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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 ...
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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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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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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 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 weeks,...
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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 weeks,...
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Present Moderator Elections, When the Election Closes, are the Results Immediate?

On this page https://askubuntu.com/election?cb=1 I see the message Election closes in <x> hours. So are the results immediate?
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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 nominations ...
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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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Why is stack overflow asking me to vote for moderators?

I'm sure I'm not the only one getting this solicitation today: https://stackoverflow.com/election I don't understand why I'm being asked to vote regular Stack Overflow users to become mods? I hardly ...
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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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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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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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When will moderator election 2015 start?

It is mid march but I didn't saw any moderator election out yet. When does elections for moderator start?
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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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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 ...