Re: Making the ballots secret

From: MJ Ray <mjr(at)phonecoop(dot)coop>
To: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: Making the ballots secret
Date: 2007-08-09 17:04:25
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Wichert Akkerman <wichert(at)wiggy(dot)net> wrote:
> Previously MJ Ray wrote:
> > Wichert Akkerman <wichert(at)wiggy(dot)net> wrote:
> > > No, a script is run post-vote that removes the relation between the vote
> > > and the votee.
> >
> > So why can I see my past votes back to 2004?
> I don't know. Maybe people haven't been running the script anymore.

Can an SPI-admin run the script, please? (At least for 2004-6, which
should be OK by everyone - surely no-one's would contest those now?)

> > Still, can a webmaster of members.spi-inc see votes for current ballots?
> > That doesn't seem secret.
> A webmaster can't. The nm team and the SPI-admins can [...]

Someone can check the votes, maybe including candidates. Not secret.

Should board member elections be secret? (Not only because it looks
required by Articles Five and Seven of the by-laws, but also.)

If so, how will the election system change to run a secret ballot?

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