CZ:Elections/ElectionUser (template)/Nominations

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You can nominate members of the Citizendium project for positions on the Citizendium Council via this page during the MONTH 201x election. Nominations open at 00:01 UTC on MONTH DAY, 201x andclose at midnight UTC on MONTH DAY, 201x.

Nominees may accept or decline until the Council or Managing Editor authorises the ballot (up to MONTH DAY, 201x). To propose changes to the way the project is run, see the referenda page.

All candidates who accept their nominations should write a statement about themselves, their beliefs, their background at Citizendium, their activities, etc. To do so, simply click on the word 'Statement' at the far right of the nomination boxes below, fill in the blank space with a statement, and click 'Save page'.

Citizendium Council nominations

For a candidate to appear on the ballot for a 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.

Council candidates and links to their statements

Name of nominee (accept example) accept ~~~~ [[User:ElectionMONTHYEAR/Nominations/Council/<first candidate>|Statement]]
Name of nominee (decline example) decline ~~~~ [[User:ElectionMONTHYEAR/Nominations/Council/<second candidate>|Statement]]


Managing Editor nominations

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

  1. Be an Editor.
  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.


Managing Editor candidates and link to their statements

Name of nominee (accept example) accept ~~~~ [[/Managing Editor/<first candidate>|Statement]]
Name of nominee (decline example) decline ~~~~ [[/Managing Editor/<second candidate>|Statement]]

Voting

Voting in the Elections and Referenda runs from MONTH DAY, 201x to MONTH DAY, 201x. See the election page.