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Re: Constitutional amendment: reduce the length of DPL election process

On Tue, 31 Jul 2007, Anthony Towns wrote:
>     2. The election begins [-nine-] {+six+} weeks before the leadership
>        post becomes vacant, or (if it is too late already) immediately.

Is there any reason to reduce this time period? Having a buffer zone
of three weeks is useful for continuity and/or cases where the
nomination period must be extended (though it leads to a short lame
duck period).

Don Armstrong

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one
by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
 -- Edmund Burke "Thoughts on the Cause of Present Discoontents"

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