How many of those cashed in their free pass?

On 30 October 2014 21:54, Andreas Jaeger <> wrote:
> On 10/30/2014 09:32 AM, Eoghan Glynn wrote:
>>>>>> IIRC, there is no method for removing foundation members. So there
>>>>>> are likely a number of people listed who have moved on to other
>>>>>> activities and are no longer involved with OpenStack. I'd actually
>>>>>> be quite interested to see the turnout numbers with voters who
>>>>>> missed the last two elections prior to this one filtered out.
>>>>> Well, the base electorate for the TC are active contributors with
>>>>> patches landed to official projects within the past year, so these
>>>>> are devs getting their code merged but not interested in voting.
>>>>> This is somewhat different from (though potentially related to) the
>>>>> "dead weight" foundation membership on the rolls for board
>>>>> elections.
>>>>> Also, foundation members who have not voted in two board elections
>>>>> are being removed from the membership now, from what I understand
>>>>> (we just needed to get to the point where we had two years worth of
>>>>> board elections in the first place).
>>>> Thanks, I lost my mind here and confused the board with the TC.
>>>> So then my next question is, of those who did not vote, how many are
>>>> from under-represented companies? A higher percentage there might point
>>>> to disenfranchisement.
>>> Different but related question (might be hard to calculate though):
>>> If we remove people who have only ever landed one patch from the
>>> electorate, what do the turnout numbers look like? 2? 5?
>>> Do we have the ability to dig in slightly and find a natural definition
>>> or characterization amongst our currently voting electorate that might
>>> help us understand who the people are who do vote and what it is about
>>> those people who might be or feel different or more enfranchised? I've
>>> personally been thinking that the one-patch rule is, while tractable,
>>> potentially strange for turnout - especially when one-patch also gets
>>> you a free summit pass... but I have no data to say what actually
>>> defined "active" in active technical contributor.
>> Again, the ballots are anonymized so we've no way of doing that analysis.
>> The best we could IIUC would be to analyze the electoral roll, bucketizing
>> by number of patches landed, to see if there's a significant long-tail of
>> potential voters with very few patches.
> Just looking at stackalytices numbers for Juno: Out of 1556 committers,
> 1071 have committed more than one patch and 485 only a single patch.
> That's a third!
> Andreas
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