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Hello fellow devs, users and Gentoo community.
The nominations for the empty seat in the 2008 Gentoo Council were
closed at 23:59:59 UTC November 28th, 2008. The voting for the empty
seat will begin in a few minutes and will end at 23:59:59 UTC December 5th.
There were 11 nominees to the empty seat in the council, of which 5 will
run on this election. All details about the nominations can be checked
The nominees who have accepted their nominations for this election are:
- - dev-zero
- - jer
- - leio
- - ssuominen
- - ulm
If you're an eligible voter, to cast your vote for this election you
need to login to dev.gentoo.org and run the following commands, in the
* votify --new council2008b - This creates a new ballot in your homedir.
* Edit the .ballot-council2008b file and rank the candidates.
* Once you're sure, run votify --verify council2008b to check the
validity of the ballot.
* If that goes through fine, the next and final step is to submit
your vote using votify --submit council2008b
* In case you're stuck, detailed help can be accessed by using
votify --help or feel free to drop by #gentoo-elections on IRC. If you
think you are eligible to vote, but cannot, please contact one of the
* Grab a beer, have fun, sit back and enjoy the show ... till we
announce the results ;)
An important point in this election is the new *_reopen_nominations*
candidate. If this candidate ranks over all other candidates, the
election will be reopened. Any candidate that ranks below this candidate
won't be taken into account if there's a need to replace any member of
the council until the end of term.
For the election officials
Jorge Vicetto (jmbsvicetto) - jmbsvicetto at gentoo dot org
Gentoo- forums / Userrel / SPARC / KDE
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