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Elections are held to choose moderators for non-Beta Stack Exchange sites.

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Are the round-by-round election vote counts available?

See title. Are the round-by-round election results and the vote counts available?
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Historical election records are incomplete

Two users who were candidates in the first moderator election have since left the site and deleted their accounts. This seems to have caused some issues with the page documenting that election: The ...
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Two missing user boxes on Election overview

The Election page shows an overview of all elections held for this stack, now that there's currently no election in progress. The overview looks a bit off with two missing userboxes, since two former ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Science Fiction & Fantasy's fourth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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How many moderator positions are open?

I think this will be explicitly stated at a later stage in the election cycle, but.... How many moderator positions are open for this round of elections? Is a moderator stepping down or is another ...
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Finding out your Candidate Score

As I'm ill-equipped to be a mod, nobody would vote for me, and other good reasons, I am not nominating myself for the current (or past) elections. Thank you, hold your applause. Still, I am intrigued ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Once again, in connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates ...
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When is the next Moderator Election?

Having just stumbled across this question, I'm very curious as to when the next Moderator Election will be held. Does anyone have any information?
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Is there a moderators to users ratio?

When elections come around each year, I'm just wondering whether this site has a ratio of moderators to users (i.e. 1 moderator for every X number of users) when determining the number of moderation ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election Results

Science Fiction & Fantasy's 3rd moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank ...
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What are available/appropriate avenues to oppose a particular candidate in moderation elections?

Let's say I'm deeply convinced that a particular candidate in a moderator elections is deeply unsuited to the role. What are available/appropriate avenues to oppose that particular candidate? Unlike ...
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election

The 2015 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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How often are moderator elections held?

There seems to be a lot of information about how elections are run, but none about how often they are held. Are elections a regular thing or are they held more ad hoc? What is the usual period ...
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How can I find out who all the current moderators on the site are?

So, I tried to ping the mods on chat to make sure they are OK with a post of mine. Just to make sure my brain isn't stuck in 2012, I decided to double check who current mods are. And discovered that ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election Results

Science Fiction & Fantasy's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the two new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please ...
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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the 2013 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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2013 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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When's the Town Hall chat?

There's an election that just started. Part of it will be a Town Hall chat. That page helpfully announces: A Town Hall Chat with the candidates will take place Tuesday the 31st at 02:00 UTC. Of ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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What's the deal with the election badges?

Why did everyone who participated in the election a few months back earn the appropriate badges yesterday? Election page, which shows the date range of the election. Started Jan 23, ended Feb 7. ...
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Why do the non-elected mods pro temp still have diamonds?

The election ended several days ago, and the newly elected moderators were given their powers immediately after. Yet the two mods pro tempore—Mark Rogers and DampeS8N—who did not run (and thus, did ...
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Did the moderator elections finish?

I saw a couple of unusual diamonds around today, but no META posts about the election results. Did I miss something important between working and trying to answer questions? (if so, I would ...
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Is moderator voting anonymous?

I'm just curious as to whether voting for the moderators is anonymous, or can moderators or anyone later see who has voted for whom?
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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the 2012 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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Can election votes be changed?

Once a vote is cast in the election, can it be changed? When voting for a question/answer, you get time in which you can change your mind, even if the post hasn't been edited. Are election votes ...
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2012 moderator election: ask the candidates

There will be a chat session with the 2012 moderator candidates on Tuesday 02:00 UTC (Monday 9pm EST). The event will take place in the Scifi Town Hall chat room (not in the regular site room). If ...
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Are our current Mods going to still be mods?

After the election and we receive 3 new mods, what is going to happen to the three mods we have now? Are they going to get the boot? Are they going to be the Elders, wise beings that the rulers of ...
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How does voting in the election work?

I don't see this stated anywhere in the election page or the main meta page. I suppose it'll be clear once we enter that stage, but I would like to write about this for the blog, so it would be handy ...
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How does the “primary” phase of the election work?

I don't see this stated anywhere in the election page or the main meta page. Perhaps it will appear when the primary phase is entered, if it is. None of the (analogue world) elections I participate ...
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How long are moderators elected for?

I don't see this stated anywhere in the election page or the main meta page. A year? Life? Until StackExchange feels like it's time to have more elections?
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Comments on Candidate Nominations Should Not Be Deleted

I know this is long, but it's part of an important topic (electing moderators) and I feel it needs serious discussion and I've taken a little extra time to make sure my points are clear and there are ...
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2012 Moderator Election: Town Hall Chat - Tuesday 02:00 UTC / Monday 9pm EST

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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How Important is Varied Participation When Voting for a Moderator?

I've been looking at who is running for moderator for SF&F. There are people there that I have never seen post an answer, a question, or even a comment. There are others I know from answers and ...
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Can I nominate other candidates for moderator?

Great that we've got moderator elections! Maybe I've missed something but I can't see how to nominate someone else. Is that possible? There are a handful of really dedicated users here (just look at ...
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2012 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...