Thank you to all who participated in the 2022 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election! Voting closed September 6 at 23:59. The official data, including the two most voted candidates, will be announced <> on or after September 21st. Please note these will be preliminary results. The official announcement of the new trustees will happen later, once the candidates have been approved and appointed by the Board.

5,955 community members from 194 wiki projects have voted. This makes 8.8% global participation. In 2021, 6,946 people from 216 wiki projects cast their vote. A full analysis is planned to be published when the results are announced. In the meantime, you can check the data produced during the election <>.

Diversity was an important goal with these elections. Messages about the Board of Trustees election were translated into about 40 languages thanks to election volunteers and community members.


The Elections Committee

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