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Elections 2016/Results

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Dear Members,

We completed the election process for Wikimedia India Chapter Executive Committee (EC) Elections for year 2015. We are happy to announce the results of the Election.

  • Total Open Positions  : 7
  • Total Eligible Votes  : 203
  • Total Candidates  : 18
  • Total Ballots Received : 109 (732 by Post and 28 by hand) , (53.7% Polling )
  • Total Valid Votes  : 108 ( 1 invalid )

Candidates - Votes polled

  • Dr Ataullah Khan Kak Cenjary : 10
  • Dr Subas Chandra Rout : 16
  • Harish Satpute : 52
  • Harvinder Chandigarh : 9
  • Jnanaranjan Sahu : 10
  • Krishna Chaitanya Velaga : 74
  • Mourya Biswas : 20
  • Nikhil Kawale : 10
  • Rahul Deshmukh : 81
  • Raju Jangid : 17
  • Ranjith Sanjeev : 61
  • Sanket Oswal : 79
  • Santosh Shingare : 61
  • Srikar Kashyap Pulipaka : 25
  • Subham Soni : 8
  • Suyash Dwivedi : 61
  • Viswanathan Prabhakaran : 72
  • Yohann Thomas : 84

After counting, a tie was observed between 3 candidates for the 6th & 7th board member position. A chit pull system was done to break the tie & the following candidates were selected

  • Santosh Shingare
  • Suyash Dwivedi

Hence, following candidates are declared as leading contestants to EC for the term 2016 - 2018

  • Krishna Chaitanya Velaga
  • Rahul Deshmukh
  • Sanket Oswal
  • Santosh Shingare
  • Suyash Dwivedi
  • Viswanathan Prabhakaran
  • Yohann Thomas

The election results was formally announced at the AGM 2016 held at the Wikimedia India Office in Koramangala, Bangalore We thank EC, all the candidates and members for active participation in the Election process.

Sincerely,
Mr. Yogesh KS: Returning Officer
Mr. Kishore Annam Thyagaraja: Polling Officer
Dr. Abhijeet Safai: Polling Officer

Election Committee for EC Elections-2016
Wikimedia India Chapter