Re: All DPL candidates: DPL Term lengths and limits?
On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 10:06:00AM +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
>What we could try to do, though, is to make the yearly election process
>more efficient. Currently, it spans over 6 weeks, with one week for
>nominations, 3 for compaigning, and 2 for voting. We could reduce that
>to 3/4 weeks, with:
>- election-3 weeks: deadline for nomination (without an explicit start of
> nomination period, other than a mail from the secretary announcing the
> general planning of the election)
>- from election-3w to election-1w: campaign
>- then, one week for voting.
>The 3-week campaign period is longer than our default discussion period
>for GRs (2 weeks). I don't think that there's much to gain by having an
>additional week here.
>The 2-week voting period made sense when the Constitution was written,
>as intermittent internet access was much more likely back then. But
>today, it's probably less justified.
Do you want to disenfranchise DDs who are on vacation?
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there anybody out there?