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Elections2014/Nominations

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The 2014 elections to Wikimedia India Chapter will be held on November 23rd along with AGM. Members of the WMIN have the opportunity to elect six candidates to a two-year term which will expire in 2016. Voters eligible are those who are members as on 3 months before 23-Nov-2014 i.e. 23-Aug-2014.

Nominations Process

Eligible Wikipedia Chapter members who wish to file nominations for the Executive Committee should create a subpage by entering a valid username below. After filling up the nomination form and signing it, please add a link to the subpage below as instructed. Before nominating oneself or somebody else, please read the 'Rules & Regulations for the Election'. Nominations can be filed by post also, for which a nomination form is provided in the rules and regulations document.

  • Each nomination need to be initiated by proposer and updated by seconder and the candidate wishing to contest for election and submitted as per the due date
  • Each nomination needs a short profile including past involvement in Wikimedia activities in not more than 100 words.
  • Each candidates need to write a brief position statement /Letter of intent (in not more than 200 words) stating what you would do if you were elected to the WMIN Executive committee, your relevant opinions and experience, and anything else you think is relevant. You may not use your candidate summary to link to lists of endorsements or other platform pages, and may not run on a slate with other candidates.
  • We also request all candidates to disclose any potential, perceived or actual conflict of interests for a WMIN executive committee position along with your nomination submission.


Last date for nominations 24 Oct 2014
Nomination form submission ended on the due date

Eligible Voters List

Voters eligible are those who are members as on 3 months before 23/Nov/2014 i.e. 23/August 2014. Please take a look at Electoral roll published by WMIN


Nominations Initiated

Draft slate of candidates

Election Committee deliberated the nominations and clarified the information on the nomination forms with the Chapter. The nomination of Aishwarya Shendage is disqualified, as the candidate does not have a seconder. This is a disqualification as per rule C 2. Elecom Decision: Disqualified. Elecom found the following nominations to be in order and accepted them. More details here

Last date for withdrawal of candidature is 29 Oct 2014, 2359 hrs IST.
Any candidate withdrawing candidature may express the same on Talk:Elections2014/Nominations and wikisign before due date.

Final slate of Candidates

As there were no withdrawals, the draft slate is confirmed as the final slate.

See Profiles at a Glance

See Also