From Fedora Project Wiki
This Elections page is currently in draft mode and not finalized.

The following elections will take place in May/June 2013:

All dates and times noted are UTC time.

Committee Elections Schedule

  • May 15: Announce elections
  • May 15 : Open questionnaire form.
  • Before end of nomination period: FPL announces 1st appointment to the Fedora Project Board.
  • May 15 - May 23 : Questionnaire form open for the community to submit questions for the candidates.
  • May 15 - May 25: Nomination Period (closes promptly at 23:59:59 UTC on the May 25)
  • May 31 - June 10: Schedule Townhalls for .
  • May 29: Questionnaire responses due back.
  • May 30: Questionnaire responses posted to the wiki prior to the first townhall.
  • June 10 - June 17: Townhalls (One each for the Fedora Project Board, FESCo, FAmSCo).
  • June 17 - June 24: Voting Period (closes promptly at 23:59:59 UTC on the June 24).
  • June 24 - July 01: Announce Results.
  • June 24 - July 02: FPL announces 2nd appointment to the Fedora Project Board.
  • July 02: Fedora 19 release

Nominations for Elected Positions

You may self-nominate. If you wish to nominate someone else, please consult with that person ahead of time. Wiki nomination pages carry additional details about the nominee which the nominee is expected to write.

Candidate Questionnaire

We are collecting a list of questions, which will be given to each candidate to answer before the IRC townhall meetings. Please see the F20 Elections Questionnaire and add your own. Note: not all questions will be posed to the candidates. Questions may be edited. Candidates may choose to answer (or not) as they see fit.

IRC Town Halls

Each group participating in the election will attempt to host one Town Hall forum on IRC. Each will last one hour, or less if there are no further questions.

How to Join

  • Everyone should join #fedora-townhall on FreeNode ( Only candidates and a moderator may speak in this channel.
  • Non-candidates should also join #fedora-townhall-public on FreeNode ( Direct your questions for the candidates to the moderator.

Townhall Schedule

Fedora Project Board

Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs
Fedora Project Board

FESCo (Engineering)

Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs

FAmSCo (Ambassadors)

Date & Time Group Moderator IRC Logs

Zodbot announcement

Fedora Town Hall at ____ UTC (_____am/pm US-Eastern) with the ______ candidates. Visit for information on how to participate and pose questions to the candidates.

Election Coordinator: Ankur Sinha "FranciscoD"

Questionnaire Coordinator: Ankur Sinha "FranciscoD"

Voting Information

The Fedora Elections Guide has information on the voting method used in the Fedora elections and detailed instructions on how to cast your vote.

Voting Details

If you are familiar with the voting process, you may go straight to the voting site to cast your votes.

Eligible Voters

Voting eligibility is determined by a community member's Fedora Account System (FAS) memberships.

Fedora Project Board

To vote for the Fedora Project Board you must have cla_done in FAS.

FESCo (Engineering)

To vote for FESCo you must have cla_done + one other "non-cla" group in FAS.

FAmSCo (Ambassadors)

To vote for FAmSCo you must have cla_done + one other "non-cla" group in FAS.