TC Chair Election Process¶
As mentioned in TC charter, in case of multiple candidates for TC chair, we need to conduct the election. This document defines the process and timeline for the TC Chair election.
TC Chair Nomination¶
TC chair nomination will be open for three business days after the TC elections are closed.
Each candidate will propose a gerrit change to add their nomination as a text file (with name <email_address>.txt) containing the candidate statement to the
Current TC chair will merge the nominations by confirming that they are from the elected TC members.
TC Chair Election¶
In case of single nomination, no election is needed and candidate can propose a patch to the member list to add “chair” status next to their name and use election-results as gerrit topic name.
If there are multiple nominations, select a TC member who is not running for the TC chair to establish a CIVS poll to choose the single winner.
All the elected TC members including the TC chair candidates will be the electorates for chair election.
Election poll will be open for seven days or until all the TC members have voted.
Winner will propose a patch to the member list to add “chair” status next to their name and use election-results as gerrit topic name.