Congratulations to the new members!

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Στις Πέμ, 13 Ιουν 2019 - 6:16 π.μ. ο χρήστης Rajeeb Dutta <
marajoz...@gmail.com> έγραψε:

> Great new!! Congratulations to Nataliia, Shani and the current board
> members  who took the initiative and launched this
> process of election. Last but not the least, I like to thank election
> facilitators as well.
>
> Best Regards,
> Rajeeb Dutta.
> (U: Marajozkee).
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On 13-Jun-2019, at 5:13 AM, João Alexandre Peschanski <joa...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > The ASBS voting was an exciting process, as it was a first and important
> > step to deepen and broaden participatory decision making in our
> movement. I
> > thank the current board members who have been bold and launched this
> > process. I also thank the election facilitators who have worked
> restlessly
> > to make this happen. Thanks to candidates who have contributed to a
> > productive, engaging exchange of ideas with community members.
> >
> > The election of Nataliia and Shani is of course wonderful.
> Congratulations!
> > From what I can tell, the Brazilian community --which has gone through
> such
> > a hard period in recent times-- is wholeheartedly celebrating for you!
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > João
> > User:Joalpe
> >
> >
> > Em qua, 12 de jun de 2019 às 19:56, Ad Huikeshoven <a...@huikeshoven.org>
> > escreveu:
> >
> >> *Dear Wikimedians, We are writing to let you know the result of the
> >> election for the 2 Affiliate Selected Board Seats on the Wikimedia
> >> Foundation board. The successful candidates were Nataliia Tymkiv and
> Shani
> >> Evenstein Sigalov. A total of 122 affiliates voted, 85% of the 143
> eligible
> >> to vote, which is a record. As you know the election was conducted
> under a
> >> variation of the Single Transferable Vote, which meant that prorated
> votes
> >> were redistributed between candidates to come up with the final result.
> In
> >> the 10th step of counting the final place, after Nataliia Tymkiv was
> >> elected, was between Shani Evenstein Sigalov (40.519678) and Richard
> Knipel
> >> (40.480322).  We have put the full count narrative on meta so that
> others
> >> can verify it if they wish.[1] It is the closest ASBS result for some
> time,
> >> and all candidates brought very valuable perspectives to the work of the
> >> WMF.  In the 9th step of counting Reda Kerbouche lost by a very small
> >> margin. Adding a ballot with rank #1 for Richard or Reda would result in
> >> them being elected instead of Shani. The same goes for removing a
> ballot.
> >> Changing the ranking on one of the ballots in a specific can way can
> result
> >> in a different outcome for the second seat. This is an election in which
> >> every vote counts.  As in any election, there is a chance that some
> voters
> >> misinterpreted the instructions and voted wrongly. We don't see a
> >> justification for an action as extraordinary and controversial as
> opening
> >> votes for review after the vote period is over. The instructions were
> >> visible and clear: "Rank any candidate from 1 (your preferred
> candidate) to
> >> 11 (your least preferred candidate)." After voting, voters received a
> >> confirmation email stating the name of each candidate they voted with
> the
> >> number of their rank: Rank 1, Rank 2, ... The agency of voters should be
> >> respected. As part of the retrospective we may identify areas of
> >> improvements on our side, but still the process was quite simple and
> >> documented. Some voters realized they made a mistake and requested a new
> >> ballot. New ballots were issued in those cases. This choice was done
> >> because of the specific situation of this election, since the process
> was
> >> complex for new affiliates and participation, diversity and inclusion
> were
> >> a clear goal.[2] We have published on meta information about who got a
> new
> >> ballot within the voting deadline.[3] The Election Facilitators have
> been
> >> available nearly 24 hours a day monitoring the various communication
> >> channels to answer any questions affiliates might have. We did our best
> at
> >> answering all of them. After our own scrutiny of the data, and based on
> our
> >> experience in community processes, we strongly advise the community to
> >> respect the integrity of the process, and advise against allowing any
> >> modifications of votes at this point. If the votes had been reopened for
> >> modification with or without publishing vote results, that would have
> >> caused significant confusion and criticism that could have jeopardized
> the
> >> entire election.  We will publish a debrief with recommendations for a
> next
> >> ASBS process on meta.[4] We invite all representatives of affiliates to
> a
> >> feedback session at Wikimania.[5] We would like to congratulate Nataliia
> >> Tymkiv and Shani Evenstein Sigalov and thank everyone who stood.
> Regards,
> >> Ad Huikeshoven, Lane Rasberry, Jeffrey Keefer, Neal McBurnett, Abhinav
> >> Srivastava, Alessandor MarchettiElection Facilitators [1]
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2019/Results
> >> <
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2019/Results
> >>>
> >> [2]
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/Resolution_2019
> >> <
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/Resolution_2019
> >>>
> >> [3]
> >>
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2019/New_ballots
> >> <
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2019/New_ballots
> >>>
> >> [4]
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2019/Debrief
> >> <
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2019/Debrief
> >>>
> >> [5]
> >> https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/ASBS_Feedback
> >> <https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/ASBS_Feedback>*
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