CZ:Election July-August 2013/Nominations

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The nominations period has now closed. Voting runs from July 30th, 2013 to August 5th, 2013.

You can nominate members of the Citizendium project for positions on the Management and Editorial Councils via this page during the July-August 2013 special election. Nominations close at midnight UTC on July 27th, 2013.

To propose changes to the way the project is run, see the referenda page.

Management Council Nominations

For a candidate to appear on the ballot for a Management Council position, he or she must:

  1. Be nominated by a Citizen in good standing, including him- or herself.
  2. Be Seconded by another Citizen in good standing only if he or she is nominating him- or herself. Otherwise, a Citizen's nomination does not need to be Seconded.
  3. Formally accept the nomination.

To NOMINATE a Citizen as a candidate, please follow these steps:

  1. NOTE: A Citizen may nominate more than one candidate.
  2. In the space just below these instructions and below the two lines, and in Edit mode, type * in the far left margin and then the name of the Citizen you are nominating. Then add your signature and timestamp by typing four tildes, i.e. ~~~~
  3. Click on Save page.



To SECOND a Citizen as a candidate, please follow these steps:

  1. NOTE: A Citizen may second more than one candidate.
  2. Go to Edit mode and scroll down to the name of the candidate that you wish to second. In the space below that name type ** in the far left margin and then the word SECOND. Then add your signature and timestamp by typing four tildes, i.e. ~~~~
  3. Click on Save page.

Management Council candidates and links to their Statements

John Stephenson decline John Stephenson 11:07, 15 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Ro Thorpe decline Ro Thorpe 14:04, 16 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
John R. Brews decline John R. Brews 16:53, 23 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Aleta Curry accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Chris Day accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Jerome Delacroix decline Jérôme Delacroix 14:56, 22 July 2013 (CEST) Statement
Darren Duncan accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Derek Hodges accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
D. Matt Innis accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Russell D. Jones decline Russell D. Jones 23:23, 25 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Gareth Leng accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Roger A. Lohmann decline Roger A. Lohmann 14:49, 23 July 2013 (UTC) ~~~~ Statement
Pat Palmer accept Pat Palmer 01:13, 27 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Larry Sanger accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Aleksander Stos decline Aleksander Stos 08:02, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Anton Sweeney accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Louise Valmoria accept/decline ~~~~ Statement


All candidates who accept their nominations should write a Statement about themselves, their beliefs, their background at Citizendium, their programs, etc. To do so, simply click on the word "Statement" at the far right of their user line, fill in the blank space with their Statement, and click "Save page".



Editorial Council Nominations

Editorial Council Author position

For a candidate to appear on the ballot for the Editorial Council Author position, he or she must:

  1. Be nominated by a Citizen in good standing, including him- or herself.
  2. Be Seconded by another Citizen in good standing only if he or she is nominating him- or herself. Otherwise, a Citizen's nomination does not need to be Seconded.
  3. Formally accept the nomination.

To NOMINATE a Citizen as a candidate, please follow these steps:

  1. NOTE: A Citizen may nominate more than one candidate.
  2. In the space just below these instructions and below the two lines, and in Edit mode, type * in the far left margin and then the name of the Citizen you are nominating. Then add your signature and timestamp by typing four tildes, i.e. ~~~~
  3. Click on Save page.



To SECOND a Citizen as a candidate, please follow these steps:

  1. NOTE: A Citizen may second more than one candidate.
  2. Go to Edit mode and scroll down to the name of the candidate that you wish to second. In the space below that name type ** in the far left margin and then the word SECOND. Then add your signature and timestamp by typing four tildes, i.e. ~~~~
  3. Click on Save page.

Editorial Council Editor position

For a candidate to appear on the ballot for the Editorial Council Editor position, he or she must:

  1. Already be an Editor, since the Charter requires this qualification.
  2. Be nominated by a Citizen in good standing, including him- or herself.
  3. Be Seconded by another Citizen in good standing only if he or she is nominating him- or herself. Otherwise, a Citizen's nomination does not need to be Seconded.
  4. Formally accept the nomination.

To NOMINATE a Citizen as a candidate, please follow these steps:

  1. NOTE: A Citizen may nominate more than one candidate.
  2. In the space just below these instructions and below the two lines, and in Edit mode, type * in the far left margin and then the name of the Citizen you are nominating. Then add your signature and timestamp by typing four tildes, i.e. ~~~~
  3. Click on Save page.


  • BOB TEST-NAME Joe Citizen 21:14, 8 September 2011 (UTC)
    • SECOND Jane Doe 21:14, 8 September 2011 (UTC)


To SECOND a Citizen as a candidate, please follow these steps:

  1. NOTE: A Citizen may second more than one candidate.
  2. Go to Edit mode and scroll down to the name of the candidate that you wish to second. In the space below that name type ** in the far left margin and then the word SECOND. Then add your signature and timestamp by typing four tildes ~~~~
  3. Click on Save page

Editorial Council Author candidates and links to their Statements

John R. Brews accept John R. Brews 16:58, 23 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Robert A. Estremo decline Robert A. Estremo 04:04, 27 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Derek Hodges accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Richard Nevell accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Chunbum Park accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Larry Sanger accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Domergue Sumien accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Anton Sweeney accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Martin Wyatt accept--Martin Wyatt 11:52, 23 July 2013 (UTC) Statement


All candidates who accept their nominations should write a Statement about themselves, their beliefs, their background at Citizendium, their programs, etc. To do so, simply click on the word "Statement" at the far right of their user line, fill in the blank space with their Statement, and click "Save page".

Editorial Council Editor candidates and links to their Statements

Aleta Curry accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Jerome Delacroix decline Jérôme Delacroix 14:59, 23 July 2013 (CEST) Statement
Russell D. Jones decline Russell D. Jones 23:23, 25 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Gareth Leng accept/decline ~~~~ Statement
Roger A. Lohmann decline Roger A. Lohmann 14:51, 23 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
David MacQuigg accept David MacQuigg 22:56, 23 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Pat Palmer accept Pat Palmer 01:45, 27 July 2013 (UTC) Statement
Robert Badgett accept/decline ~~~~ Statement


All candidates who accept their nominations should write a Statement about themselves, their beliefs, their background at Citizendium, their programs, etc. To do so, simply click on the word "Statement" at the far right of their user line, fill in the blank space with their Statement, and click "Save page".



Ombudsman Nominations

For a candidate to appear on the ballot for the Ombudsman position, he or she must:

  1. Be nominated by the Combined Councils.
  2. Formally accept the nomination.

To NOMINATE a Citizen as a candidate, please follow these steps:

  1. In the space just below these instructions and below the two lines, and in Edit mode, type * in the far left margin and then the name of the Citizen you are nominating. Then add your signature and timestamp by typing four tildes ~~~~
  2. Click on Save page


To SECOND a Citizen as a candidate, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to Edit mode and scroll down to the name of the candidate that you wish to second. In the space below that name type ** in the far left margin and then the word SECOND. Then add your signature and timestamp by typing four tildes ~~~~
  2. Click on Save page


Ombudsman candidate and link to their Statement

Example of accepted nomination accept ~~~~ [[CZ:Election<date>/Nominations/Ombudsman/<first candidate>|Statement]]
Example of declined nomination decline ~~~~ [[CZ:Election<date>/Nominations/Ombudsman/<second candidate>|Statement]]


Voting

Voting in the Elections and Referenda runs from July 30th, 2013 to August 5th, 2013. Voting will use the election voting page.