On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Brianna Laugher
<brianna.laug...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/5 Craig Franklin <cr...@halo-17.net>:
>>> Should the VP candidates be included in the Ordinary Member election
>>> too (if they want to) so the failing VP candidate may still be a
>>> committee member if they get enough votes to be an Ordinary Member?
>>> (Probably not for this election.)
>>>
>>> --
>>> Mark Hurd, B.Sc.(Ma.)(Hons.)
>>
>> I'd say that section 23(2) of the rules probably rules this out, namely "A
>> candidate may only be nominated for one office, or as an ordinary member of
>> the committee, prior to the annual general meeting."
>>
>> Also, I feel it would be a bit odd now that nominations have closed to
>> change the way the election will be conducted.
>
> Yes. I actually found this rule rather bizarre. I thought it was
> normal to be able to nominate for multiple positions, in case you
> don't get the first one.
>
> This is something I think we should consider changing, at some point.
> Now that we have some experience using our Rules we know a bit better
> which of them need some tweaking.
>
> cheers
> Brianna

I assume I could read all the discussions to find out for my self, but
what organisation were the rules borrowed from or based on. Maybe it
made more sense for them.

-- 
Mark Hurd, B.Sc.(Ma.)(Hons.)

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