Today is last date for Nomination.


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From: "Yohann Thomas" <>
Date: 11 Mar 2017 00:13
Subject: [WMIN-Members] Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter Executive
Committee Elections-2016
To: "Wikimedia Chapter India Google group" <>,
"Wikimedia India Community list" <>

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From: Abhijeet Safai <>
Date: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 12:04 AM
Subject: [WMIN-Exec 18366] ​ Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter
Executive Committee Elections-2016
To: Wikimedia India Community list <>,
Cc: Lu Kishore AnnamThyagraraja Wiki <>,
Yogesh <>, EC Wikimedia India <wikimedia-in-exec@lists.>

Dear Member,

The Election Committee appointed by Wikimedia Chapter Executive Committee
​ ​
(EC) for notifying and conducting the Election to Wikimedia Chapter EC
election, hereby announces the election to the Wikimedia Chapter EC for the
two year term.

A detailed ‘Rules & Regulations for the Election’ is available on wiki ( which
includes the Nomination Form for Candidature (at Page 7). Approved Members
who are on the membership roll as on 23rd Jan 2017 are eligible to
participate in the Election and contest the Election (as per by-laws, based
on the date of election and Annual General Meeting​ scheduled for 23rd Apri
l​ 2017.  This will include updates if any to the members list which will
be used for finalizing the slate of candidates as well as for mailing

Please note the following details:

1. Date of election:

2. Place and timing for voting in person: As per AGM Agenda which will be
communicated by Chapter later.

3. Place of for sending postal communication:

Wikimedia Chapter, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Dommaluru 2nd stage, Bangalore
560071. India.

4. Last date and time of receiving nominations:
 Mar 2017, 11:59PM IST


5. Scrutiny and Publishing Draft slate of candidates:


5. Last date for withdrawal of nominations:
 2017 11:59PM

6. Publishing final slate of candidates:

The Executive Committee and the Election Committee will host an IRC on
 2017  between 9PM and 10.30PM on IRC channel #wikimedia-in. All potential
candidates and WMIN members are requested to make use of this for any
clarifications on rules and procedures with Election Committee and
Executive Committee.

There will be second IRC meeting on
 2017 between Candidates and the Voters. Voters can make use of this
opportunity to interact with each candidate in WMIN election. Attendance by
candidates is mandatory. Voters can share a list of questions earlier to
help manage time.


   - ​
   Kishore AT: Polling Officer
   - ​
   Dr. Abhijeet S
   : Polling Officer
   - Yogesh KS: Returning Officer

You can contact us via Talk:Elections 2017
<> for any clarifications or

Also, keep track of the Election process on

Thanks in advance for your cooperation to conduct the election in free and
fair manner.

​- Dr. Abhijeet Safai​

Disclaimer: The Wikimedia India Chapter (WMIN) is an autonomous entity with
no direct control over the Wikipedia project and other websites hosted by
the Wikimedia Foundation, USA.

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