[OpenStack Foundation] Individual Member Election Statistics

Mark Collier mark at openstack.org
Wed Oct 3 15:49:38 UTC 2012

I will take the action to talk with our attorney to understand the feasibility of using condorcet in the future.


On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 11:18am, "Monty Taylor" <mordred at inaugust.com> said:

> On 10/03/2012 02:39 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
>>> We need to discuss how to
>>> raise the bar of membership entry just enough to improve that.
>> Alternatively (or additionally), we could switch to Condorcet, which is
>> an election method that specifically does not fill the proportionality
>> criteria. 30% of voters won't give you anything, especially if the other
>> 70% don't like you that much.
>> It would favor consensus candidates, which in this case (individual
>> member election) could be a good idea.
>> AFAIK there is a lawyer question about accepted election methods for
>> corporate boards under Delaware law, but I think that's an option that
>> we should definitely explore.
> I support any and all efforts for us to use Condorcet instead of cumulative.
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