Re: time to (re)consider preferential voting?


Le samedi 16 février 2008, à 10:53 -0500, Luis Villa a écrit :
> [Speaking purely as a Foundation member and not as a member of the
> Board; I've not discussed this with the Board at all.]
> Some years ago the Foundation considered the use of preferential
> voting to select the board. At the time I opposed it, for reasons I
> don't fully recall but which in retrospect probably boiled down to
> 'I'm unfamiliar with it.' I believe that at the time we'd also have
> had to write the software, which would not have been fun. But I've
> come around to believing that this is a better way to run elections.
> It appears that by the time of our next election, we'll have a
> third-party, free software solution available for the problem, used
> recently and successfully by

It's hard to know if it's a good thing without trying it, but I think
I'd be interested to try preferential voting for the next elections.

As long as there's software ready for this, I mean (which seems to be
the case).


Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.

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