WMUK Board election results

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Summary[edit | edit source]

Year No. of candidates No. receiving >50%
2012 16 9
2011 8 8
2010 5 5
2009 8 8
2008 8 5

Election results 2012[edit | edit source]

(Transcluded from Annual Conference 2012 AGM Minutes)

The total number of votes cast was 61, and therefore candidates required a minimum of 31 votes to be eligible for election. The number of votes given for each candidate was as follows:

Candidate Affirmative Votes % Elected
Christopher Keating 52 85% Yes check.svgY (2 years)
Michael Peel 50 82% Yes check.svgY (2 years)
Ashley Van Haeften 49 80% Yes check.svgY (2 years)
Joscelyn Upendran 48 79% Yes check.svgY (2 years)
John Byrne 46 75% Yes check.svgY (1 year)
Roger Bamkin 46 75% Yes check.svgY (1 year)
Doug Taylor 40 66% Yes check.svgY (1 year)
Steve Virgin 38 62% X mark.svgN
Saad Choudri 34 56% X mark.svgN
Roshana Gammampila 27 44% X mark.svgN
Katie Chan 26 43% X mark.svgN
Alison Fayers-Kerr 11 18% X mark.svgN
Christopher Allen 10 16% X mark.svgN
Thomas Nichols 6 10% X mark.svgN
Gary Hayes 2 3% X mark.svgN
Junior Campbell 1 2% X mark.svgN

Election results 2011[edit | edit source]

(Transcluded from Annual Conference 2011 AGM Minutes)

There were 33 votes in total in person or by proxy. Following a recount by a non-member, the teller James Farrar reported the results of the Board election.

Candidate Affirmative Votes % Elected
Roger Bamkin 30 91% Yes check.svgY
Martin Poulter 28 85% Yes check.svgY
Andrew Turvey 26 79% Yes check.svgY
Ashley Van Haeften 26 79% Yes check.svgY
Chris Keating 25 76% Yes check.svgY
Michael Peel 24 73% Yes check.svgY
Steve Virgin 23 70% Yes check.svgY
John Byrne 22 67% X mark.svgN

As per the Election Rules, RB, CK, MP, MLP, AT, AVH and SV were elected as they had received the seven highest number of votes and all seven received more than 50% affirmation vote.

As Tom Dalton did not stand for re-election, he officially resigned from the Board with effect from the end of the meeting.

Election results 2010[edit | edit source]

(Transcluded from Meetings/2010 AGM/Minutes)

The tellers, James Farrar and James Humphreys, reported the results of the Board election:

There were 11 ballots received including two voting by proxy. The result was:

Candidate Affirmative votes Percentage Elected
Andrew Turvey 11 100% Yes check.svgY
Michael Peel 10 91% Yes check.svgY
Joseph Seddon 8 72% Yes check.svgY
Steve Virgin 6 55% Yes check.svgY
Thomas Dalton 6 55% Yes check.svgY

As per the Election Rules, all five candidates were elected as they had all received more than 50% of the vote.

Election results 2009[edit | edit source]

(Transcluded from Meetings/2009 AGM/Minutes)

The tellers, James Farrar and James Humphreys, reported the results of the Board election:

There were 22 ballots received including six voting by proxy. The result was:

Candidate Affirmative votes Percentage Elected
Michael Peel 22 100% Yes check.svgY
Joseph Seddon 21 95% Yes check.svgY
Andrew Turvey 20 91% Yes check.svgY
Thomas Holden 17 77% Yes check.svgY
Paul Williams 17 77% Yes check.svgY
Zeyi He 15 68% Yes check.svgY
Steve Virgin 14 64% Yes check.svgY
Thomas Dalton 11 50% X mark.svgN

As per the Election Rules, the top seven candidates were elected as they had all received more than 50% of the vote.

Initial Board election, 2008[edit | edit source]

(Transcluded from Initial Board election results)


These are the full results of the Initial Board election of Wikimedia UKv2 September 2008

They were announced by the Election Committee in this message to the mailing list:

Candidate Affirmative votes Percentage Elected
Tom Holden 24 92% Yes check.svgY
Kwan Ting Chan 23 88% Yes check.svgY
Andrew Turvey 19 73% Yes check.svgY
Michael Conn 15 58% Yes check.svgY
Mike Peel 14 54% Yes check.svgY
Thomas Dalton 13 50% X mark.svgN
Kate 10 38% X mark.svgN
Skenmy 5 19% X mark.svgN


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