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RE: Don't disclose election results

From: Michael Champion (MS OPEN TECH) <Michael.Champion@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2014 17:50:38 +0000
To: "jicheu@yahoo.fr" <jicheu@yahoo.fr>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
CC: "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
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>> I'd  really like to know my own results. It's important for me to know if 
>> I needed two other ballots to get elected or if I had 0 casts. That 
>> would determine my future willingness to run again or not

I've found the team to be very willing to share that kind of information privately with candidates.  

-----Original Message-----
From: "Jean-Charles (JC) VerdiƩ" [mailto:jicheu@yahoo.fr] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 10:20 AM
To: Robin Berjon
Cc: public-w3process@w3.org
Subject: Re: Don't disclose election results

Robin Berjon wrote:
> Well, people who pay taxes also quite often don't show up to vote. I 
> don't know why.

:)


>> * Same thing on different angle, I was not aware of such a poor 
>> engagement. Probably some more work needs to be done here. AB?
>> Elsewhere? I'll be happy to help.
> It would be possible for the team to compile a list of non-voters in 
> the last n elections. It might make sense to reach out to them to ask why.

I see Art already filed an action for this

>> * As Daniel stated for himself regarding last year's ballot, I'd 
>> really like to know my own results. It's important for me to know if 
>> I needed two other ballots to get elected or if I had 0 casts. That 
>> would determine my future willingness to run again or not BTW. If 
>> this is really humiliating then may be the W3C can communicate this 
>> information privately to candidates.
> I think that communicating their results to candidates, upon request, 
> as well as how far they were from the pass/fail bar, may be acceptable.

https://www.w3.org/Member/track/actions/15



> It is true that the ballots reveal a lot of information about the 
> rough direction that the membership is pushing for: 8/9th of the TAG* 
> and 6/9th of the AB were at some point supported as "reform" people. 
> I'm guessing people want some kind of reform :)
>
> I'm not sure what information you would think you would get from 
> having more details though? Do you have specific ideas?

Two points:

How much a slate is being promoted by the AC Reps and also, as you know, a few of us claim that the system is prone to be played by strategic voting. Clear results would invalidate this paranoid assertion. Or not...

Regards
JC


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