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Debian Project Leader Elections 2014: Call for nominations

Hi, According to the constitution (5.2. Appointment), project leader elections should begin “six weeks before the leadership post becomes vacant, or (if it is too late already) immediately.”

Debian Project Leader Election 2013 Results

Hi, The winner of the election is Lucas Nussbaum.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2013: Call for nominations

Hi, According to the constitution (5.2. Appointment), project leader elections should begin “six weeks before the leadership post becomes vacant, or (if it is too late already) immediately.”

Zacchiroli re-elected Debian leader

This is the first time the project has had a leader for so long, apart from the time when its founder Ian Murdock was in charge from August 1993 till March 1996,

The Debian Project reelects Stefano Zacchiroli as Project Leader

In accordance with its constitution [1], the Debian Project has just reelected Stefano Zacchiroli for a third year as Debian Project Leader. More than 80% of voters put him as their first choice (or equal first) on their ballot papers. This is the first time in the history of the project that a candidate wins […]

Debian Project Leader Election 2012 Results

Hi, The winner of the election is Stefano Zacchiroli. His new term will start on April 17th, 2012.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2012: Second call for votes

Hi, This is the second call for votes for the Debian Project Leader Elections 2012.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2012: Call for votes

Hi, This is the first call for votes for the Debian Project Leader Elections 2012.

Three in race for post of Debian leader

After a year when there was just a single candidate, the incumbent, standing for the post, 2012 will see three developers slug it out for the post of leader of the Debian GNU/Linux Project.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2012: Rebuttals

Hi, The candidates made rebuttals and they are now available as part of their platform at: http://www.debian.org/vote/2012/vote_001 Kurt Roeckx,Debian Project Secretary

Three candidates for the post of Debian project leader

After last year’s uncontested election, three candidates have put themselves forward for the highest office in the Debian community this year.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2012: Candidates

Hi, We’re now into the campaigning period. The candidates this year are: – Wouter Verhelst – Gergely Nagy – Stefano Zacchiroli

Debian Project Leader Elections 2012: Call for nominations

Hi, According to the constitution (5.2. Appointment), project leader elections should begin “six weeks before the leadership post becomes vacant, or (if it is too late already) immediately.”

bits from the DPL: the start of the term

Hi everybody, sorry for the delay [1], it’s about time that I thank you all and recall some practical information about how to use DPL “services”.

DPL 2011: Final call for votes

The voting period for the Debian Project Leader election 2011 is almost over. You still have about 31 hours from the time of this writing.

DPL Elections 2011: second call for votes

This is the second call for votes for the Debian Project Leader Elections 2011.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2011: Call for votes

This is the first call for votes for the Debian Project Leader Elections 2011.

Debian Project Leader elections: a foregone conclusion

In a post on the debian-vote mailing list, Zacchiroli, also known simply as Zack, says that he believes that an election with only one candidate “is not healthy for democracy”, adding that “I’m open to the possibility of retiring, in order to restart the process and have more than one candidate in the actual election.”

DPL elections 2011: Candidates

We’re now a into the campaigning period. We only have 1 candidate this year, our current DPL: Stefano Zacchiroli

Debian Project Leader Elections 2011: Call for nominations

According to the constitution (5.2. Appointment), project leader elections should begin “six weeks before the leadership post becomes vacant, or (if it is too late already) immediately.”

Debian Project elects Stefano Zacchiroli as next Project Leader

In accordance with its constitution[0] the Debian Project has elected Stefano Zacchiroli as Debian project leader for the 2010/2011 term. Stefano has been a Debian Developer since March 2001 and is a long-term contributor to several core services such as Debian’s Package Tracking System and its Quality Assurance Team.

Debian Project Leader Election 2010 Results

Hi, The winner of the election is Stefano Zacchiroli. His term will start on April 17th, 2010.

DPL 2010: Final call for votes

Hi, The voting period for the Debian Project Leader election 2010 is almost over. You still have about 26 hours from the time of this writing.

DPL 2010: Second call for votes

Hi, This is the second call for votes for the Debian Project Leader Elections 2010.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2010: Call for votes

Hi, This is the first call for votes for the Debian Project Leader Elections 2010.

A Debian first: female candidate in running for leader

For the first time in its 16-year history, the Debian GNU/Linux project has a woman in the running to become leader of the project when voting for the post takes place between April 2 and April 15.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2010: Candidates

Hi, We’re now a few days into the campaigning period. The candidates are….

Debian Project Leader Elections 2010: Call for nominations

Hi, According to the constitution (5.2. Appointment), project leader elections should begin “six weeks before the leadership post becomes vacant, or (if it is too late already) immediately.”

Steve McIntyre re-elected Debian leader

British developer Steve McIntyre has been re-elected leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project (DPL) for 2009-10. The contest for leader was a two-way affair this year, with McIntyre, who held the office in 2008-09, recontesting against Stefano Zacchiroli.

Debian Project Leader Election 2009 Results

Hi, The winner of the election is Steve McIntyre. His new term will start on April 17th, 2009.

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