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Re: All DPL candidates: DPL Term lengths and limits?

On 28/03/14 at 13:24 +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> 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?

What about those who go on vacation without internet access for two
weeks, currently?

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