[volunteers] How many votes does the election need?
rick at linuxmafia.com
Sun Jan 27 22:57:48 PST 2008
Quoting Andrew Fife (afife at untangle.com):
> How many votes does the election need to be considered representative
> of the general membership and therefore legitimate? 30 seems like an
> appropriate minimum number. 10 would certainly be too low. What do
> others think?
I would certainly propose that if there were fewer than 30 people
_attending_, then all those people present should, if they have any common
sense, voluntarily avoid purporting to elect anyone until a subsequent
occasion -- and I'd expect that the candidates would also insist on the
same thing, so that they'd not face continual criticism about being put
into office by a room with only 10, or only 20, people in it.
That doesn't sound likely; Kyle Rankin is a good speaker, and it's an
To answer your question as posed: SVLUG has never had quorum
requirements for its general elections, otherwise.
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