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Wikimedia Foundation elections/2022/Affiliate Organization Participation

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The affiliate organizations will vote in this election in July to shortlist six candidates from the candidate pool. Each affiliate organization will be allowed one vote. This vote will be using the Single Transferable Vote method. Affiliate organizations should discuss the candidates the affiliate organization would like to select. Candidates should be ranked in order of preference.

The Affiliate Representatives were able to ask questions for the candidates to answer. Candidates will publish answers starting on June 24.

Timeline including Affiliate Organization Participation

April 2022
  • The Board announces the timeline for the election and the election process.
  • The Elections Committee and the Movement Strategy and Governance team begin working with affiliates to define the Analysis Committee.
Mid-April – early May 2022
Late April – early May 2022
  • Call for Affiliates to identify Analysis Committee members.
Mid-May – early June 2022
  • Analysis Committee rates candidates.
June 10, 2022 – June 17, 2022
  • Affiliate representatives propose their questions to candidates and upvote questions on the MS Forum private category
June 18, 2022 – June 24, 2022
  • Time for candidates to answer questions on their own
Late June
  • The Analysis Committee ratings will be shared with Affiliate Representatives via email
June 24, 2022 – June 30, 2022
  • The MS Forum private category is made public, and candidates can post their answers
July 1, 2022 – July 15, 2022
  • Affiliate voting period to shortlist candidates.
  • Shortlist of candidates is published
  • The Analysis Committee ratings will be posted on-wiki.
Mid-July – early August 2022
  • Community proposes questions for candidates and statements for the voting advice tool.
Mid-July – mid-August
  • Campaign period to include community conversations with candidates.
August 23, 2022 – September 6, 2022
  • Community voting period
  • Voting advice tool opens
Early September
  • Results scrutinized and confirmed by the Elections Committee.
Early October 2022
  • Trustees confirmed

Affiliate Organizations Participation in the Board Selection

Affiliate Organization name
Algeria Wikimedians User Group
Arabic Wikimedians User Group
Art+Feminism User Group
Azerbaijani Wikimedians User Group
Вікімедіа Україна (Ukraine)
Black Lunch Table Wikimedians
Cascadia Wikimedians User Group
Commons Photographers User Group
Dagbani Wikimedians User Group
Deoband Community Wikimedia User Group
Egypt Wikimedians User Group
Esperanto kaj Libera Scio
Grupo de Usuários Wiki Movimento Brasil
Gungbe Wikimedians User Group
H-GAPS User Group
Hausa Wikimedians User Group
Igbo Wikimedians User Group
Indic MediaWiki Developers User Group
Iranian Wikimedians User Group
Iraqi Wikimedians
Jenga Wikipedia ya Kiswahili
Karavali Wikimedians User Group
Kurdish Wikimedians User Group
Les sans pages
Maithili Wikimedians User Group
MediaWiki Stakeholders' Group
Muj(lh)eres latinoamericanas en Wikimedia
New England Wikimedians
North-West Russia Wiki-Historians User Group
North Carolina Wikipedians User Group
Odia Wikimedians User Group
Paiwan Wikimedians User Group
San Diego Wikimedians User Group
Shared Knowledge (Macedonia)
Whose Knowledge?
Wiki World Heritage User Group
Wikiesfera Grupo de Usuarixs
Wikigrannies User Group
WikiJournal User Group
Wikimedia and Libraries User Group
Wikimedia Argentina
Wikimedia Australia
Wikimedia Bangladesh
Wikimedia Belgium
Wikimedia Canada
Wikimedia Česká republika (Czech Republic)
Wikimedia Colombia
Wikimedia Community Ireland User Group
Wikimedia Community User Group Albania
Wikimedia Community User Group CEE Spring
Wikimedia Community User Group Côte d'Ivoire
Wikimedia Community User Group Georgia
Wikimedia Community User Group Guinea Conakry
Wikimedia Community User Group Haiti
Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong
Wikimedia Community User Group Malaysia
Wikimedia Community User Group Math
Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda
Wikimedia Community User Group Sudan
Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda
Wikimedia Deutschland (Germany)
Wikimedia District of Columbia
Wikimedia España (Spain)
Wikimédia France
Wikimedia Indonesia
Wikimedia Israel
Wikimedia LGBT
Wikimedia MA User Group (Morocco)
Wikimédia Magyarország (Hungary)
Wikimedia Medicine
Wikimedia Nederland (Netherlands)
Wikimedia New York City
Wikimedia Polska (Poland)
Wikimedia Portugal
Wikimedia Serbia
Wikimedia Small Projects in Spanish User Group
Wikimedia South Africa
Wikimedia Stewards User Group
Wikimedia Sverige (Sweden)
Wikimedia Taiwan
Wikimedia UK
Wikimedia User Group of Aotearoa New Zealand
Wikimedia User Group Nigeria
Wikimedia Venezuela
Wikimédiens du Bénin User Group
Wikimedians for Offline Wikis
Wikimedians for Sustainable Development
Wikimedians of Albanian Language User Group
Wikimedians of Cameroon User Group
Wikimedians of Colorado User Group
Wikimedians of Democratic Republic of Congo User Group
Wikimedians of Latvia User Group
Wikimedians of Los Angeles User Group
Wikimedians of Mali User Group
Wikimedians of Nepal
Wikimedians of Republic of Srpska
Wikimedians of Saint Petersburg User Group
Wikimedians of Santali Language User Group
Wikimedians of Tamazight User Group
Wikimedians of the Levant User Group
Wikimedians of United Arab Emirates User Group
Wikimedians of Western Armenian Language User Group
Wikimedistas de Bolivia User Group
Wikimedistas de Perú
Wikimedistas de Uruguay
Wikipedia & Education User Group
Wikipedians of Goa User Group
Wikisource Community User Group
WikiWomen's User Group
Yoruba Wikimedians User Group

Total number: 112