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GNOME Foundation: Official List of Candidates Released

Nov 06, 2002, 17:00 (10 Talkback[s])
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The GNOME Foundation Membership & Elections Committee is pleased to
announce the final list of candidates running for the 2002 elections.

You will find the list of candidates, the invalid nominations and the
calendar of the elections below.

The Committee is still receiving applications for GNOME Foundation
membership, probably because the applicants wants to vote for the
elections. These applications will be processed, but we would like to
recall that these applicants, if their application is approved, won't be
able to vote for the elections because they applied after November 1st.
We would also like to recall that people who have applied for membership
before November 1st but have not seen their application
approved/rejected will be able to vote (if approved). We are processing
their applications.


Official list of candidates
---------------------------

 1. Martin Sevior
 2. Richard Stallman
 3. Miguel de Icaza
 4. Bill Haneman
 5. Mike Newman
 6. Glynn Foster
 7. Bastien Nocera
 8. Malcolm Tredinnick
 9. Michael Meeks
10. Daniel Veillard
11. James Henstridge
12. Jeff Waugh
13. Jim Gettys
14. Leslie Proctor
15. Nat Friedman
16. Jonathan Blandford
17. Jody Goldberg
18. Tim Ney
19. Luis Villa
20. Amy Kahn
21. Martin Baulig
22. Sri Ramkrishna
23. Federico Mena Quintero

This list, a summary of each candidate's statement and a link to each
candidate's candidacy can be found at:

http://foundation.gnome.org/ballot-summary.html

Questions will be sent to the candidates to launch a debate on
foundation-list. Feel free to participate to the debate.


Invalid nominations
-------------------

Three invalid nominations have been received:

1. Rhett Creighton
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-announce/2002-November/msg00012.html
Rhett Creighton is not a GNOME Foundation member.

2. The GEGL
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-announce/2002-November/msg00016.html
The GEGL is not a GNOME Foundation member.

3. Ruben I Safir
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-announce/2002-November/msg00023.html
Ruben I Safir is not a GNOME Foundation member.


Calendar
--------

    November 2002
  S  M Tu  W Th  F  S
                 1  2
 -3--4--5-(6)-7--8--9- WE ARE HERE (6th)
                       questions emailed to all candidates (6th)
 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
 24(25)26 27 28 29 30  ballots go out

    December 2002
  S  M Tu  W Th  F  S
  1 (2)(3) 4  5  6  7  all ballots must be returned (2nd), preliminary
                       election result announced (3rd)
  8  9 10 11 12 13 14
 15 16 17 18 19(20)21  challenges to election results close
 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
 29 30 31

In the case of a tie, there's another round of votes starting December
3rd and ending December 9th.


For more information about the elections, please look at
http://foundation.gnome.org/elections.html. If you have any questions,
feel free to send them to elections@gnome.org or to
foundation-list@gnome.org.

The GNOME Foundation Membership & Elections Committee

  Eric Baudais
  Andy Tai
  Ghee Teo
  Vincent Untz

-- 
Les gens heureux ne sont pas presses.

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