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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #7 on Arqade has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering and ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 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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2021 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Arqade is scheduled for an election next week, 2021-08-02. In ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Arqade's sixth 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 thank them for ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 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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2019 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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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Arqade is scheduled for an election next week, June 3rd. In ...
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Database error on election candidate info page

If you navigate to the election page and then visit any of the previous election pages and click on the more information about the candidates, instead of showing the extra information, you get a ...
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When would there be a 2017 Election?

When would there be a 2017 election for moderators and how do nominations work?
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Why did we get 2 new mods?

RE: If you have general questions about the election process, or questions for moderator candidates, feel free to ask them here on meta -- just make sure your questions are tagged election. ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Arqade's fifth 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 them for volunteering, ...
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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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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

we're having a new election, which means a new round of the moderator Q&A. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic of moderation. ...
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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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2014 Community Moderator Election Results

Arqade's 4th moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: Congratulations, you three! They'll be joining our existing crew shortly — please ...
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Display bug with voting buttons

The voting buttons on the election page are cutting off the text, and not by a little. I am using Google Chrome 32.0.1700.102 m on Windows 7. (It's not happening in Firefox 26.0.)
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How does choice order affect who I'm voting for?

How does my ordering of the candidates I'm voting for in the election (1st choice, 2nd choice, 3rd choice) affect the final outcome?
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2014 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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I would like to be able to link to comments on the election nomination page

For some reason, unlike every other page on the site, there are no built-in links to comments on the nomination page. I'm not sure if it's a bug that the links aren't showing up, or if was an ...
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LessPopMoreFizzPedia Brown and the Mystery of the Missing Mentions

There's a new Response to my Declaration! I should go see what it is so I can respond to the concerns of my would be constituents! Except, the newest response I see is my own. From over an hour ago, ...
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"meta temporarily unavailable" on election nomination

On StrixVaria's nomination I'm seeing "meta temporarily unavailable" in the stats section, right above the count of helpful flags. This is the only nomination where I see this error, the others all ...
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2014 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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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 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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Is there a minimum rep needed to become an Arqade moderator?

Question says it all. Is there a minimum rep needed or minimum gold badge needed to become an Arqade Moderator?
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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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How can I see the list of previous elections while an election is active?

If you pop along to /election on an SE site not currently in election, you will see a list of the site's previous elections (for examples see SU or SO). Currently /election on Gaming goes to the ...
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2012 Moderator Election: Town Hall Chat - Tuesday 7 Feb 23:00 UTC / 6pm EST [closed]

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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Does election #3 have required badges?

The Stack Overflow elections have had required badges, and while there was some whining about it, they helped set up a more meaningful bar for participation than just reputation. Here, though, I'm ...
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Comments on nominations (and other things) appear to be broken

(A real bug report this time!) I commented on Arda's nomination, and noticed that the input text box wasn't cleared like normal after the post was made. I refreshed the page and verified the box was ...
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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,...
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There is no link to the (still active) election

The election's still going on: it doesn't end for another 20 hours. But there's no way to get to it without a direct link. Shouldn't there be some link somewhere for those who haven't voted yet? ...
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All 12 candidates are listed on the elections page after primaries ended

During the primaries three people withdrew from the election, but they're showing up as candidates again on the elections page. Is that intended? I thought at least the primaries were supposed to ...
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August 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the August 2011 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in ...
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Moderator Candidates you have voted up for have a minimum of "1" instead of 0

I think I have found a small error in the vote display code for the electorship, most likely due to the same mechanics that prevent the showing of negative votes (which has already been established to ...
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Skip the primary phase if enough candidates withdraw

At the end of the nomination phase there were 12 nominees, so a primary phase was required. During the primary, 2 nominees withdrew their nomination. Doesn't that mean we can prematurely end the ...
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How often are moderator elections held?

I was wondering, with the current elections underway, how often does Gaming.SE hold these elections?
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August 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat: 10pm UTC / 6pm EDT on the 16th

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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Can't comment on a nomination

Over on the elections page, I see a link to "add comment" on every nomination except Arda's. This is in Chrome 13.0.782.112 on Windows 7. Don't know if that's at all relevant, but better more ...
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Community Moderator election banner missing from main site

Currently, the main site is missing the banner link to the moderator election page, though the Meta site still has the banner functioning correctly.
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I get notified of my own comments on my moderator nomination

So the moderator election stuff is obviously "weird" and not stress tested like the rest of the system, and I don't even know if this is worth fixing. But, I got notified when I commented on my own ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election #2 [closed]

With the growth of the Gaming Stack Exchange, and the loss of Grace Note as a moderator, it is time once again to hold Community Moderator Elections for 2 new moderators. The winners of this election ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest [closed]

The following is a "digest" version of the 2011 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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Votes for moderator doesn't drop below 0

I'm not sure if it's supposed to be like that be the number of votes the nominees have doesn't go below 0. Doing the maths the normal view should display -14 but instead it displays 0 Is this done ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat: 8pm UTC on the 7th and 2am UTC on the 8th (now!) [closed]

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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Q&A with the Candidates in the 2011 Moderator Elections [closed]

Based on Ivo's work on Super User, which in turn was based on Math.SE, I'd like to establish a list of questions for the candidates. Some of these will be similar questions (or the same), others will ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2011 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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