Re: GNOME Board of Directors Foundation Elections Spring 2009 - Preliminary results

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 4:03 AM, Jonathan Blandford<jrb redhat com> wrote:
> So, I don't really understand the details of the voting system, but
> wouldn't Srinivasa come in ahead of Diego based on the table above?  Can
> someone explain this to me, at least.

Number of votes is not the most important

Let's imagine that 8 people vote 1/ Candidate A 2/ Candidate B, and 2
people vote 1/ Candidate B

Then A will have 8 votes and B will have 10 votes but 8 people will
prefer A while only 2 will prefer B so A should be elected even if he
has less votes

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