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To do.Edit

Update List of ministers of the environment and List of ministers of climate change by keeping an eye on the recent changes linked to the list of election results article and elections by country category; and regularly going thru the CIA cabinet members list.

Meta.Edit

Jeandré du Toit (1976/~2048), interested in history, ethics, religion, politics, astronomy, biology, ...

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root, and it may be that he who bestows the largest amount of time and money on the needy is doing the most by his mode of life to produce that misery which he strives in vain to relieve.

Henry David Thoreau, Walden, Economy p. 70

Bias?Edit

I try to write from a neutral point of view, I however have strong views on certain ethical questions. I am a:

If these positions make my writing biased, either because I'm not noticing my bias or overcompensating, please tell me.

WMF board elections.Edit

0-44 agree
45-55 okay
56-89 deal breaker
90-99 atrocious
100 unanswered

2006-09.Edit

I voted for only Kat Walsh (Mindspillage).

Winner: Erik Möller (Eloquence)

2007-06.Edit

User ads branding GHGs Rank Result
Artur Jan Fijałkowski (WarX) 0 100 25 42 14
Danny Wool (Danny) 65-95 95 20-60 83 6
Erik Möller (Eloquence) 0 99 50 50 1
Frieda Brioschi (Frieda) 0-50 75 70 65 3
Jason Safoutin (DragonFire1024) 25-75 90 40 68 15
Kathleen Walsh (Mindspillage) 40-90 90 50-80 87 2
Kim Bruning (Kim Bruning) 0-75 100 60 78 8
Michael "Chad" Horohoe (^demon) 45-55 100 75 77 13
Michael Snow (Michael Snow) 30-70 50-60 50 60 5
Oscar van Dillen (Oscar) 100 100 90 97 4
Un­knownPaweł Dembowski (Ausir) 100 100 100 100 12
River Tarnell (Kate) 50 100 60 70 10
Stephen Kennedy (Kingboyk) 45-90 100 45-60 83 11
Steve Dunlop (UninvitedCompany) 0 100 90 63 9
Yann Forget (Yann) 10 45 25 27 7

A high number indicates

  • pro ads,
  • pro branding,
  • against reducing the WMF's GHGs emissions.

[Foundation-l]: Chart of candidate positions on ads.

I voted for only Yann Forget (Yann).

Winners: Erik Möller (Eloquence), Kat Walsh (Mindspillage), and Frieda Brioschi (Frieda).

2008-06.Edit

User Misc, p, * Ads AGHGEs, mania Rank Result
Ad Huikeshoven (Dedalus) 60 60 50 57 5
Alex Bakharev 60 65 55 60 2
Craig Spurrier (Cspurrier) 65 55 70 63 11
Dan Rosenthal (Swatjester) 75 60 60 65 10
Gregory Kohs (Thekohser) 98 85 30 71 15
Harel Cain (Harel) 55 25 55 45 4
Jussi-Ville Heiskanen (Cimon Avaro) 50 40 70 53 6
Kurt M. Weber (Kmweber) 80 100 99 93 13
Matthew Bisanz (MBisanz) 60 50 70 60 12
Paul Williams (Skenmy) 65 70 70 68 14
Ray Saintonge (Eclecticology) 70 40 70 60 9
Ryan Postlethwaite 65 40 30 45 7
Samuel Klein (Sj) 70 100 100 90 3
Steve Smith (Sarcasticidealist) 55 1 20 25 8
Ting Chen (Wing) 45 50 70 55 1

I voted

  • 1 Steve Smith (Sarcasticidealist)
  • 2 Harel Cain (Harel)
  • 100 (blank) for the rest for holding deal breaker positions. Eventho Kurt M. Weber and Gregory Kohs received by far the worst subject scores according to my personal voting criteria (a 98 and 85, a 80 and 99), the others crossed lines that made me incapable of voting for them in good conscience.

Winner: Ting Chen (Wing).

2009-08.Edit

User p Ads AGHGEs u, u_t, cont q, SP, * Rank Result
Adam Koenigsberg (CastAStone) 55 65 90 60 68 13
Beauford Anton Stenberg (B9 hummingbird hovering) 80 60 35 80 64 15
Brady Brim-DeForest (Bradybd) 40 100 100 80 11
Dan Rosenthal (Swatjester) 50 55 70 58 9
Domas Mituzas (Midom) 40 55 70 55 5
Gerard Meijssen (GerardM) 45 90 80 72 4
Gregory Kohs (Thekohser) 50 95 45 99 72 16
José Gustavo Góngora (Góngora) 55 20 75 50 10
Jussi-Ville Heiskanen (Cimon Avaro) 55 45 60 fi 53 7
Kat Walsh (mindspillage) 55 40 75 90 65 2
Kevin Riley O'Keeffe (KevinOKeeffe) 90 20 95 68 17
Lourie Pieterse (LouriePieterse) 55 55 90 67 12
Ralph Potdevin (Aruspice) 55 100 100 85 14
Relly Komaruzaman (Relly Komaruzaman) 60 40 90 63 18
Samuel Klein (Sj) 70 30 50 50 3
Steve Smith (Sarcasticidealist) 45 0 0 15 8
Thomas Braun (Redlinux) 55 90 85 de 77 6
Ting Chen (Wing) 30 80 90 zh 67 1

I voted:

Winners: Ting Chen (Wing), Kat Walsh (mindspillage), Samuel Klein (Sj).

2011-06.Edit

User present AGHGEs marketing u, u_t, cont q, SP, * Rank Result
2011-05-28
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2011-06-04
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2011-06-04
t07:56:24z
William H. DuBay (Bdubay) 55 60 60 58 16
2011-05-28
t07:48:06z
2011-05-29
t15:40:24z
2011-05-29
t15:40:24z
Claudi Balaguer (Capsot) 60 60 25 48 6
Marc-André Pelletier (Coren) 45 75 20 47 14
Jane S. Richardson (Dcrjsr) 50 80 30 53 8
Lodewijk Gelauff (Effeietsanders) 45 80 75 67 5
Tom Morton (ErrantX) 40 60 60 53 18
Esteban Zárate (Ezarate) 55 75 60 63 15
Ferdinando Scala (Ferdinando Scala) 60 55 60 58 12
Gerard Meijssen (GerardM) 50 100 100 83 13
Joan Gomà (Gomà) 40 90 80 70 10
Harel Cain (Harel) 80 99 50 76 7
James Forrester (Jdforrester) 50 99 65 71 11
Milos Rancic (Millosh) 60 55 40 52 4
Kat Walsh (mindspillage) 30 75 55 90 10 52 3
mischa vetere (mvart4u) 90 blocked blocked 99 94 -
2011-05-30
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2011-06-04
t07:56:24z
2011-06-04
t07:56:24z
Patricio Lorente (Patricio.lorente) 80 90 60 80 78 9
Samuel Klein (Sj) 60 99 45 68 2
Urs Wäfler (Urs.Waefler) 60 100 100 87 17
Ting Chen (Wing) 30 90 60 55 59 1

I voted:

  • 100 (blank) because all candidates held deal breaker positions.

Winners: Ting Chen (Wing), Samuel Klein (Sj) and Kat Walsh (mindspillage)

Next.Edit

==Anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions.==
How will you vote or [http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/foundation-l/2009-December/056411.html propose changes] on the board about the foundation reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from flights (meetings, chapter traveling grants, and Wikimania) and hardware, and [http://tstarling.com/blog/2009/12/should-wikimedia-buy-recs/ using] renewable energy (directly or via [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renewable_Energy_Certificates certificates])? ~~~

==Money.==
How will you vote or propose changes on the board about paid ads on Wikimedia sites? Will you keep the foundation's 2009 fundraiser promise of staying "Ad-free forever"?

How will you vote or propose changes on the board about creating a [https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/meta/wiki/IRC_office_hours/Office_hours_2011-05-26 "bad boy" donor policy]: rejecting any money from:
*airline,
*banking,
*factory farming,
*generally psychotic (AngloGold Ashanti, Coca-Cola, Dow Chemical, Ford, Glaxo Smithkline, Halliburton, KBR, McDonalds, Microsoft, Monsanto, Nestle, Altria/Philip Morris, Pfizer, Proctor and Gamble, Suez-Lyonnaise Des Eaux, Unilever, Wal-Mart),
*marketing,
*mercenary (DynCorp),
*oil (Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell), and
*weapons (Lockheed Martin) industries?

How will you vote or propose changes on the board about banners as huge as those of the 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 fundraisers?

How will you vote or propose changes on the board about things like hiring a PR company? If you do support hiring a PR company, what do you think of paying them a quarter of a million US$ [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2009-11-16/Fundraiser] [http://www.fenton.com/news/wikimedia-selects-fenton-for-two-pronged-marketing-task/]?

Should the foundation expand its employees to hundreds, and have a continuously larger budget? ~~~

Sandbox.Edit

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