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Re: Election Dates

On Thu, Dec 17, 1998 at 07:26:22PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Darren Benham writes ("Election Dates"):
> > There have been enough questions concerning our first Constitutional Leader
> > Election that I will repeat the key dates and how it will progress.
> ...
> > [We have a decision to make.  Do we want the Leader's
> > term to be January to December (which will shorten the 1999 Leader's term by a
> > month or so) or do we stick ridgidly to the 1 year term and have a Leader's
> > term from February to January?]
>  5.2(8)
>   The Project Leader serves for one year from their election. 
> Just because the US have their elections at the same time each year
> doesn't mean we have to.  In any case, around Christmas and the New
> Year is a stupid time for elections !

I would actually think it best to lengthen the term of the next DPL past
one year a bit and start the process on or about 5 January for the simple
reason that most people are back by then, certainly in enough time to
make their voices heard.

Sig du jour!

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