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Overview of the MediaWiki extension SecurePoll and the voting methods it supports as of July 2023.


There exists additional documentation on how to use the software for Board elections on Wikitech.





Elections for which SecurePoll is used

The following elections have made use of SecurePoll in the past. Some of these are regularly held for legacy reasons.

Election Community Timing Frequency Next scheduled election
Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees Global July–August Every ~2 years August 2024
English Wikipedia Arbitration Committee elections English Wikipedia December Every year December 2023
Farsi Wikipedia Supervisory Board elections Farsi Wikipedia October Every year October 2022
Wikimedia Ukraine Board and Audit Committee elections Wikimedia Ukraine February Every year[note 1] none
Movement Charter Drafting Committee Global October 2022 One-off none
U4C Charter Global October 2023 One-off October 2023
Chinese Wikipedia admin elections Chinese Wikipedia Various One-off[note 2] none
  1. Wikimedia Ukraine requested the use of SecurePoll in 2021 as a temporary replacement for their traditional, in-person vote.
  2. This election was originally held as a trial in 2021. See phab:T295518 for more information. Since then, elections have been held on an ad-hoc basis.