> > On Oct 29, 2014, at 3:32 PM, Eoghan Glynn <egl...@redhat.com> wrote: > > > > > > Folks, > > > > I haven't seen the customary number-crunching on the recent TC election, > > so I quickly ran the numbers myself. > > > > Voter Turnout > > ============= > > > > The turnout rate continues to decline, in this case from 29.7% to 26.7%. > > > > Here's how the participation rates have shaped up since the first TC2.0 > > election: > > > > Election | Electorate | Voted | Turnout | Change > > ------------------------------------------------ > > 10/2013 | 1106 | 342 | 30.9% | -8.0% > > 04/2014 | 1510 | 448 | 29.7% | -4.1% > > 10/2014 | 1892 | 506 | 26.7% | -9.9% > > > Overall percentage of the electorate voting is declining, but absolute > numbers of voters has increased. And in fact, the electorate has grown more > than the turnout has declined.
True that, but AFAIK the generally accepted metric on participation rates in elections is turnout as opposed to absolute voter numbers. Cheers, Eoghan > > > > Partisan Voting > > =============== > > > > As per the usual analysis done by ttx, the number of ballots that > > strictly preferred candidates from an individual company (with > > multiple candidates) above all others: > > > > HP ahead in 30 ballots (5.93%) > > RHAT ahead in 18 ballots (3.56%) > > RAX ahead in 8 ballots (1.58%) > > > > The top 6 pairings strictly preferred above all others were: > > > > 35 voters (6.92%) preferred Monty Taylor & Doug Hellmann (HP/HP) > > 34 voters (6.72%) preferred Monty Taylor & Sean Dague (HP/HP) > > 26 voters (5.14%) preferred Anne Gentle & Monty Taylor (RAX/HP) > > 21 voters (4.15%) preferred Russell Bryant & Sean Dague (RHAT/HP) > > 21 voters (4.15%) preferred Russell Bryant & Eoghan Glynn (RHAT/RHAT) > > 16 voters (3.16%) preferred Doug Hellmann & Sean Dague (HP/HP) > > > > Conclusion > > ========== > > > > The rate of potentially partisan voting didn't diverge significantly > > from the norms we've seen in previous elections. > > > > The continuing decline in the turnout rate is a concern however, as > > the small-scale changes tried (blogging on TC activity, standardized > > questions in the TC nomination mails) have not arrested the fall-off > > in participation. > > > > Cheers, > > Eoghan > > > > _______________________________________________ > > OpenStack-dev mailing list > > OpenStackemail@example.com > > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev