Vote of the Names Council to elect three ICANN Board members

  1. On September 15th, 1999 http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/19990915.NCtelecon-minutes.html, the Names Council resolved that the DNSO secretariat is in charge of elections and will announce results. The DNSO secretariat will keep votes secret untill the end of election period, and at the end make all records public.

  2. On September 17th, 18:00 CET (local time in other places), the Names Council sent a Call for Nominations for the election of ICANN Board Members and published it simultaneously in the DNSO website
    The Call for Nomination was open during three weeks, closed on October 8th, 18:00 CET.

  3. On September 23rd, http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/19990923.NCtelecon-minutes.html, the Names Council resolved to use a Convention-Style voting procedure to elect three ICANN Board members.

  4. On September 26th, the election mecanism to be used by the Names Council to elect the ICANN Board members was published in the DNSO website http://www.dnso.org/elections/1999.DNSO-ICANN-voting-proc.html.

  5. On October 8th, 18:00 CET the Call for Nomination was closed. Fourteen (14) nominees get the support from at least ten (10) different persons and sent the acceptance of the nomination. The full record of nomination process was published on the DNSO website http://www.dnso.org/elections/1999.DNSO-ICANN-nominees.html.

  6. On October 9th, 18:00 CET the vote started.

    Simultaneously the public archiving of the council@dnso.org list were temporarily stoped.

  7. On October 12th, 17:45 CET the secretariat announced that Alejandro Pisanty was elected for 3 years term at the ICANN Board.

  8. On October 13th, 18:05 CET the secretariat announced that Amadeu Abril i Abril was elected for 2 years term at the ICANN Board.

  9. On October 15th, at approx 16:15 CET in the DNSO selection process for the 1-year ICANN Board seat, a technical glitch was discovered before the process was completed. The Names Council immediately stopped the process, thoroughly investigated the issue, corrected the glitch and then continued the process on Monday, October 18th.

  10. On October 18th, 15:00 CET the NC telecon voted a motion http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/19991018.NCtelecon-minutes.html, on how to resume the vote. The Names Council members were requested to confirm that their ballot b08 as cast was true and correct. It was expected that eighteen (18) members will confirm true and correct ballots, and the nighteenth will state that his vote is not true and not correct, and provide the correction.

    On October 18th, 22:30 CET all answers arrived, the results of corrected ballot b08 were calculated and announced, and the vote resumed.

  11. On October 19th, 18:05 CET the secretariat announced that Jonathan Cohen was elected for 1 year term at the ICANN Board.

  12. On October 26th, the Names Council notified http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc03/msg00017.html the current ICANN Board of the results of selection for the ICANN Board.

    On November 2nd the new Directors have been formaly accepted to the Board, and subsequently the secretariat made public the full record of votes as well as the archives of council@dnso.list.

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