ICANN/DNSO


DNSO General Assembly
Basic outline of the voting process
b03, Election Rules for the DNSO GA

16 March 2001

BASIC OUTLINE OF THE VOTING PROCESS, b03, Election Rules for the DNSO GA

  1. A ballot is prepared.

    A ballot starts with line "BEGIN" and ends with line "END__".

    It is like this:

    QUESTION: Should the GA Chair Election Rules enclosed here be adopted?
    
     BEGIN:b03:KabcdZ:FirstName_LastName:email@address.somewhere:SVP-reply
     b03:KabcdZ:[ ] Yes, the Election Rules should be adopted.
     b03:KabcdZ:[ ] No, the Election Rules should not be adopted.
     b03:KabcdZ:[ ] I abstain.
     END__:b03:KabcdZ:FirstName_LastName:email@address.somewhere:SVP-reply
    
    ["Election Rules for the DNSO GA V0.2" attached]
    
  2. Ballot is assigned a number (first field in a line), here "b03" -- ballot number 03 (it is the third ballot submitted to the GA vote since January 2000).

  3. Ballot is personalised. Each line indicates who is voting.

  4. The second field, here between "b03" and "FirstName_LastName", indicate a personalised code given for this ballot to this person. A personalised code is 6 caracteres, starting with "K", ending with "Z", here "KabcdZ".

  5. Do not edit a ballot. Just put an "X" between square brackets [ ] if you give your vote to a statement written in a line.

    You cast one vote, no more.

  6. A ballot will arrive From: "gavote@dnso.org" -- please reply without CC to any list.

  7. You will receive an aknowledge of your ballot within 48 hours.

  8. "Election Rules for the DNSO GA V0.2" submitted for vote http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/2001.GA-chair-election-rules-v0.2.html


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DNSO GA's Chair