Wikimedia Foundation elections/2022/Results

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Affiliate organization voting results[edit]

The following six candidates were selected to continue to the community voting stage of the election:

Community voting results[edit]

The following two candidates were selected to serve on the Board of Trustees. These are preliminary results pending review by the Elections Committee.

Election statistics[edit]

Here are the details of the Board of Trustees election. You may see more information on the Statistics page.

Understanding the STV result[edit]

SecurePoll now supports the Single Transferable Vote method. Single Transferable Vote or STV is a ranked voting method that allows voters to specify candidates they want to see elected in order of preference. For SecurePoll, we selected the Meek's implementation with Droop Quota.

Meek's implementation is the most popular for STV elections and is used by several organizations and governments for their elections. The below example uses a more simplified STV implementation (Scottish STV) in order to explain the general concept. A more accurate description of the exact method followed in the implementation can be found here.