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Re: Voting and W3C level of engagement

From: Nottingham, Mark <mnotting@akamai.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2014 09:13:30 -0500
To: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>
CC: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5252D471-887A-477F-94A3-333CA0A543A9@akamai.com>
Nope - that's mandatory voting; if you don't, it's a $50 fine. 

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> On 7 Jun 2014, at 10:46 pm, "Jeff Jaffe" <jeff@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On 6/7/2014 4:11 PM, Nottingham, Mark wrote:
>> ... And in Australia, it's usually around 80%.
> 
> Ah, the benefits of STV ;)
> 
>> 
>> Just for the record.
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>>> On 7 Jun 2014, at 1:58 pm, "Daniel Glazman" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> On 06/06/2014 22:31, Jeff Jaffe wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> According to fairvote [1], typical turnout for Congressional elections
>>>> in the US midterm is about 40%.  I don't have comprehensive data on
>>>> local elections, but when I searched for some article about that, I
>>>> learned that 25% is quite typical for municipal elections [2].
>>> In the US, maybe. Not here on the Old Continent. Turnout for municipal
>>> elections is rarely below 60% in continental Europe... That's just for
>>> the record and does not want to have any influence on our current
>>> discussion.
>>> 
>>> </Daniel>
> 
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