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Wikimedia Foundation elections/2022/Community Voting

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De 2022 Board of Trustees elections be from 23 August 2022 come 6 September 2022.

Members for de Wikimedia community get de opportunity make dem elect two candidates for three-year term. Dis page dey contain voting instructions. Community members for read de voter eligibility guidelines den de FAQ.


If you be eligible to vote:

  1. Make you read de Candidate statements and see the Analysis Committee's rating of each candidate
  2. Make you read de candidates’ answers to the questions posed by the Affiliate Representatives
  3. Watch the videos recorded by the candidates answering 6 questions from the community; there is also a text version, including additional questions from the community.
  4. Make you use de Election Compass so say e go help guide your voting decision (based on answers to 15 additional community-sourced questions).
  5. Make you decide wey candidates you go support.
  6. Go to the SecurePoll voting page.
  7. Make you follow de instructions for dat page top.

How you go vote

Example for de SecurePoll voting interface voters go see.

Below be sum helpful info so say e go make sure your voting experience go go smoothly. We beg make you read dis section carefully before you go vote.

  • Dis election dey use de Single Transferable Vote methodology. You fi find de explanation for de calculation process here.
  • For de voting page top, de voter go see sequence of dropdown boxes. De voter go rank candidates from “Preference 1” (most preferred) come “Preference 6” (least preferred).
  • E dey start from de top, de voter go begin dey rank candidates dem dey consider most suitable dem for elect. Candidates wey de voter dey believe say e be least suitable dem for mark toward de bottom for dema list.
  • Voter fi stop dey rank candidates for any point during de voting process. For example, out of 6 candidates, de voter fi rank de top 4 per den no rank de 2 wey remain.
  • Dem for rank candidates wey dem no for skip in-between numbers. Skipping numbers go result in error.
  • Voter fi no rank de same candidate chao times. Ranking de same candidate chao times go result in error.
  • People fi re-vote for de election inside. E go overwrite dema previous vote. Dem fi do dis chao times as dem dey like.