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



On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 11:52:58AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
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> Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:
> > 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).
> 
> I agree.  No reason was given AFAICS, so I propose:
> 
> ==== AMENDMENT PROPOSAL ====
> Point 2 remains as before; that is, it will still read:
>     2. The election begins nine weeks before the leadership post
>        becomes vacant, or (if it is too late already) immediately.
> ==== AMENDMENT PROPOSAL ====
> 
> and I ask for seconds.

seconded.

> 
> Regards,
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