Gnome.org: GNOME Foundation preliminary results releasedNov 09, 2000, 23:28 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Blandford)
"On behalf of the GNOME Foundation elections committee, I am honored and pleased to announce the results of the initial election for the GNOME Foundation Board of Directors."
"These results, which Chris DiBona and I have independently confirmed, are only preliminary; pursuant to the previously agreed to elections procedure, the complete archive of ballots, along with the scripts used to verify the vote counts, will be made available shortly. Any registered voter may challenge any or all of these results by sending a formal protest to the elections committee at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, November 15, 2000, 23:59 PST. The results should only be considered final once that deadline has passed and any challenges received have been resolved by the committee."
"After several misformatted ballots were fixed, 330 of 372 members were determined to have cast valid ballots. No affiliation problems were created, so the top 11 vote-getters were elected, as follows...."