The results are in! The Fedora Elections for the Fedora 25 release cycle of FESCo, FAmSCo and the Council concluded on Tuesday, January 17th. The results are posted on the Fedora Voting Application and announced on the mailing lists. You can also find the full list of winning candidates below. I would also like to share some interesting statistics in this January 2017 Elections Retrospective.
January 2017 Elections Retrospective Report
In this election cycle, the voter turnout is above its average level. It is great news as it shows increased interest of the Fedora people in community affairs.
This election cycle was hit by some planning issues as we were running the Elections over Christmas 2016 period. At the beginning I was worrying about the turnout due to the Christmas, but fortunately this was odd and we are more than good from this point of view.
Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo)
We had five vacant seats and seven nominations for the F25 cycle, with 267 voters casting their votes.
|FESCo Winning Candidates||Votes|
|Kevin Fenzi (nirik / kevin) [info]||1401|
|Adam Miller (maxamillion / maxamillion) [info]||1075|
|Jared Smith (jsmith / jsmith) [info]||988|
|Justin Forbes (jforbes / jforbes) [info]||735|
|Kalev Lember (kalev / kalev) [info]||691|
Out of the five elected nominees, four (nirik, maxamillion, jsmith, and kalev) have been elected for a repeat term. One elected nominee (jforbes) has been elected for the first time.
We had one vacant seat and five nominations for the Fedora 25 cycle, with 260 voters casting their votes.
|Council Winning Candidate||Votes|
|Robert Mayr (robyduck) [info]||743|
The Fedora Council came into existence in November 2014, and hence, we do not have much previous data. Historically, before we had a Council, there was a Board. On the chart below you can see the comparison between voter turnout for the Fedora Board elections vs Council Elections. The average voters turnout for Council & Board elections is 223, and for Council only is the average 220.
The profile for number of voters per day was similar to the one we saw for FESCo.
More Council statistic data can be found in the voting application.
Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee (FAmSCo)
We had seven vacant seat and thirteen nominations for the Fedora 25 cycle, with 247 voters casting their votes.
|FAmSCo Winning Candidates||Votes|
|Robert Mayr (robyduck) [info]||1623|
|Jona Azizaj (jonatoni) [info]||1576|
|Gabriele Trombini (mailga) [info]||1274|
|Giannis Konstantinidis (giannisk) [info]||1168|
|Itamar Reis Peixoto (itamarjp) [info]||1110|
|Frederico Lima (fredlima) [info]||1010|
|Sylvia Sanchez (Kohane / lailah) [info]||964|
Due to the effort spent during the last several years to convert FAmSCo to FOSCo, it is difficult to directly compare the data from election’s turnout. However we can state that during this election cycle we hit the best turnout ever (as far as records are available). The average turnout for FAmSCo is 161 voters. This cycle we hit 247 voters.
Again, we can see the same distribution of voters over the voting period as we have seen in FESCo and Council.
More statistic data can be found in the Voting application.
Congratulations to the winning candidates, and thank you to all the candidates who ran this election! Community governance is core to the Fedora Project, and we couldn’t do it without your involvement and support.
And last but not least, thank YOU to all the Fedora community members who participated and voted this election cycle. Stay tuned for future Elections Retrospective articles for future Elections!