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for questions about moderator elections and how they work & operate

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The election process is fairly complex, as it uses an algorithm called Meek STV. There's a Meta.SO post that attempts to explain how it works in plain English here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a … /77554/174131 The tl;dr of the tl;dr version in that answer is that you should vote in the order you wish the moderators to be elected. The election process proceeds via a number of rounds …
answered Jan 31 '14 by agent86
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Being a moderator means you are the hand that acts out the will of the community. Often this requires you to take action that you disagree with. In some situations, you may earnestly believe that th …
answered Jan 21 '14 by agent86
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Being a moderator is a customer service/public relations job for which there is little to no extrinsic motivation. You will invest hours of your free time dealing with the worst the internet has to o …
answered Jan 21 '14 by agent86
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The powers of the moderator (above and beyond high rep users) are access to tools that will allow you to take immediate, decisive action against posts and users. However, often you will be asked to m …
answered Jan 21 '14 by agent86