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Hi all,
The results of the Maemo Community Council are available - and we have a new Council. The Council for the coming 6 months will be:
  • Randall Arnold (Texrat)
  • Matthew Lewis(penguinbait)
  • Alan Bruce (qole)
  • Valerio Valerio (VDVsx)
  • Graham Cobb (gcobb)

You can see the details of the count at http://maemo.org/vote/results.php?election_id=7

Congratulations to all the successful candidates, and commiserations to all those who were not elected.

For anyone who wishes to double-check the election results, you can obtain a list of the votes at http://maemo.org/vote/votes.php?election_id=7 and you can download the ballots on OpenSTV format, and re-run the election count yourself, at http://maemo.org/vote/blt.php?election_id=7

Cheers,
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Total # of "first choice votes"

qole 66
Texrat 50
VDVsx 38
gcobb 37
penguinbait 37

lcuk 30
sjgadsby 15
AndrewFBlack 14
zerojay 11


Total # of votes received

qole 216
Texrat 199
lcuk 192
penguinbait 186
VDVsx 185

gcobb 183
sjgadsby 179
zerojay 158
AndrewFBlack 146

Its interesting to me, that the # of "first choice" votes match the winners. It bums me out that lcuk received the 3rd highest # of total votes yet did not get a seat on council.
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Congratulations and all that.... and now go to work!
 
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Originally Posted by penguinbait View Post
Its interesting to me, that the # of "first choice" votes match the winners. It bums me out that lcuk received the 3rd highest # of total votes yet did not get a seat on council.
The joys of STV - if you're always the 2nd or 3rd preference, and you don't get enough 1st choices, you're not going to get elected.

If you do the same test with just the 1st to 5th preference votes, how does it work out? (I haven't tried, just wondering).

Dave.
 
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Originally Posted by dneary View Post
The joys of STV - if you're always the 2nd or 3rd preference, and you don't get enough 1st choices, you're not going to get elected.

If you do the same test with just the 1st to 5th preference votes, how does it work out? (I haven't tried, just wondering).

Dave.
# of 1st choice votes

qole 66
Texrat 50
VDVsx 38
gcobb 37
penguinbait 37

lcuk 30
sjgadsby 15
AndrewFBlack 14
zerojay 11


# of 2nd Choice Votes


qole 53
Texrat 51
penguinbait 34
sjgadsby 31
gcobb 30

VDVsx 22
lcuk 21
AndrewFBlack 16
zerojay 14

# of 3rd Choice Votes

zerojay 33
qole 32
penguinbait 32
sjgadsby 30
lcuk 30
gcobb 28

Texrat 28
VDVsx 26
AndrewFBlack 11

# of 4th Choice Votes

qole 30
lcuk 28
sjgadsby 28
VDVsx 25
zerojay 25

penguinbait 21
Texrat 21
gcobb 18
AndrewFBlack 15


# of 5th Choice Votes

lcuk 31
VDVsx 24
zerojay 21
sjgadsby 19
penguinbait 17

qole 16
AndrewFBlack 15
Texrat 14
gcobb 13
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So totals of 1 through 5 are:

qole: 66 + 53 + 32 + 30 + 16 = 197
Texrat: 50 + 51 + 28 + 21 + 14 = 164
penguinbait: 37 + 34 + 32 + 21 + 17 = 141
lcuk: 30 + 21 + 30 + 28 + 31 + 140
VDVsx: 38 + 22 + 26 + 25 + 24 = 135

gcobb: 37 + 30 + 28 + 18 + 13 = 126
sjgadsby: 15 + 31 + 30 + 28 + 19 = 123
zerojay: 11 + 14 + 33 + 25 + 21 = 104
AndrewFBlack: 14 + 16 + 11 + 15 + 15 = 71

Looking at the preferences distribution, it's clear that lcuk was 3rd, 4th or 5th preference for a lot of people, but penguinbait, VDVsx and gcobb are all ahead of him in 1st and 2nd preferences - and those weigh more on the result than 4th or 5th preference.

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Originally Posted by dneary View Post

Looking at the preferences distribution, it's clear that lcuk was 3rd, 4th or 5th preference for a lot of people, but penguinbait, VDVsx and gcobb are all ahead of him in 1st and 2nd preferences - and those weigh more on the result than 4th or 5th preference.

Cheers,
Dave.
See, this is why we should have used the US electoral system that was in place from 2000-2008, where we held elections, but just made up the results.

Don't misunderestimate me, I'm not saying anything for or against those who won here... it's simply much funner that way.
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Congratulations to everybody!

Dear lazyweb, how was the participation compared to previous votings? The merge with Talk can be seen now clearly in the results, but what about the universe of voters and the percentage of participation?
 

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Congratulations to everybody!

Dear lazyweb, how was the participation compared to previous votings? The merge with Talk can be seen now clearly in the results, but what about the universe of voters and the percentage of participation?
It was posted in another thread, that 303 ballots were cast, 298 of them were non-empty. Compared to I believe 162 voters last election.

I do not know how many eligible voters there was? (in either election)
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Originally Posted by qgil View Post
Congratulations to everybody!

Dear lazyweb, how was the participation compared to previous votings? The merge with Talk can be seen now clearly in the results, but what about the universe of voters and the percentage of participation?
1- Election-> 936 voters
2- Election -> 166 voters
3- Election -> 303 voters
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