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Election Officiating Guidelines

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Election Officiating Guidelines

Running an Election

Get Familiar with the Voting Application

Most OpenStack elections use the Condorcet Internet Voting Service: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/w8/~andru/civs/ Start by reading the FAQs: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/w8/~andru/civs/faq.html

Create the Poll

Then set up the poll: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/w8/~andru/civs/civs_create.html

  • Name of the Poll
  • Name of supervisor
  • E-mail address of supervisor
  • Day and time you plan to stop the poll - manual ending
  • Description of poll
  • Names of Candidates
  • Upload file from gerrit of eligible voters (see generate a list of voters below) - 1000 voters maximum.
More options
  • Enable detailed ballot reporting - check this box
  • Present choices on voting page in exactly the given order - check this box.

Generate a list of voters

run `git log --pretty=%ae --since '1 year ago' | sort -u` - for whatever time frame you need to generate your voters list send the list of voters to the election officator, or confirm with project the list is accurate.