December 2019 Board Election

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Original Election Announcement

Board Responsibilities

The job of a board member is governance of the organization. There are two primary responsibilities:

  • Drafting and maintaining the charter that governs how the organization functions and manages it's assets.
  • Determining and approving the appointment of key officers and usage of funds.

Board members have little day-to-day responsibilities beyond this as a board member, though they may take on other roles with more regular responsibilities as well as being a board member.

Election Process

  • The election will take place via ranked choice voting.
  • Voting will open on Monday, December 23rd around 4pm ET and run through midnight ET on Monday, December 30th.
  • When voting opens, a voting link will be posted to #swarmgov in the main chat, as well as emailed to the [[1]] list.
  • Anyone with a Hive officer role or a Veteran LBRYian role is eligible to vote.
  • The elected board member will be announced on 12/31 and go into effect immediately.

Declaring Candidacy

  • Anyone eligible to vote may declare candidacy.
  • To declare candidacy, make a publish from your LBRY channel to lbry://lbryorg2019board by midnight ET on December 22nd.
  • Your publish should contain a candidate statement supporting your candidacy. We recommend publishing either a video or text (markdown / basic html).
  • Links to all candidate statements will be circulated to voters.

Election Results

An extremely narrow vote was won by Jon Ringo.

Raw Data

Raw vote data: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1iEG44CXzs7fKAQU9xmlnfVBLsw76Gm98e-J7vB4hfS4/edit#gid=0

Instant Run-off

Results generated via https://petertheone.github.io/IRV/:

Round #1: 5 candidates and 38 ballots.

Number of first votes per candidate: Caner: 11 Roman: 6 Ralph: 5 Jon: 6 Clement: 10

Caner has the highest number of votes with 11 votes (28.95%)

Ralph has the lowest number of votes with 5 votes (13.16%)

Round #2: 4 candidates and 38 ballots.

Number of first votes per candidate: Caner: 11 Roman: 7 Jon: 9 Clement: 11

2 candidates have the highest number of votes with 11 votes (28.95%)

Roman has the lowest number of votes with 7 votes (18.42%)

Round #3: 3 candidates and 37 ballots.

Number of first votes per candidate: Caner: 11 Jon: 13 Clement: 13

2 candidates have the highest number of votes with 13 votes (35.14%)

Caner has the lowest number of votes with 11 votes (29.73%)

Round #4: 2 candidates and 37 ballots.

Number of first votes per candidate: Jon: 19 Clement: 18

Jon has the highest number of votes with 19 votes (51.35%)

Clement has the lowest number of votes with 18 votes (48.65%)

Jon won!