Please note that this page may only be edited by members of the Election Committee and the auditor.
Notice to all Citizens
Eligibility to vote
You are eligible to vote if you maintain an unblocked account on this main wiki, as long as it is in your own real name and was created at least 30 days before voting commences (i.e. on or before September 30th, 2016; see the elections procedure).
The referendum is being held using BallotBin. This free site allows us to run an election in which all votes are anonymous at every stage. No-one, not even Election Committee members, will see how you chose to vote (but the site does tell the Committee whether you've voted). You don't need an account on BallotBin - all they will receive about you is your e-mail address. Furthermore, the Ballotbin account used for the election will be deleted 90 days after the results are officially announced. For more information, see BallotBin's Frequently Asked Questions for voters and their privacy statement.
Voter registration has closed.
Managing Editor election
No candidates were nominated, so no election will take place.
The timetable for the elections is as follows:
Begin accepting nominations, referendum proposals and voter registrations at 00:01 UTC on Sunday, October 16th 2016; Close the period for nominations, nomination acceptances and referendum proposals at midnight UTC on Saturday, October 29th 2016;
- Begin accepting ballots from eligible voters from 00:01 UTC on Sunday, October 30th 2016;
Close voter registration period at midnight UTC on Friday, November 4th 2016; Stop accepting ballots at midnight UTC on Saturday, November 5th 2016(provisional results available immediately);
- Ratify and officially publish the results by midnight UTC on Monday, November 7th 2016.
There is one referendum to consider in this voting period. Citizens can support or oppose the question by indicating 'Yes' or 'No'. For referenda that propose to modify the Citizendium Charter, a two-thirds majority of valid votes is required under Article 37. Non-Charter referenda require a simple majority of valid votes to pass.
Referendum 1: New governance
This referendum proposes to modify the Charter.
Voting has now closed.
9 voters participated in the election. All votes were valid. 14 Citizens were registered to vote. All applications were valid.
Referendum 1 (New governance; two-thirds required)
The Election Committee agreed on the above result and voter count and submitted them to the auditor, Pat Palmer, on November 7th, 2016. The result now awaits ratification.
As Council Member appointed to ratify election results, I hereby do so. The Referendum will take effect one week from today, upon which date the Citizendium Council will dissolve. Anthony.Sebastian (talk) 00:09, 8 November 2016 (UTC)