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2016 Elections Stewards (application guide)
This page guides users interested in voting or being a candidate in the Steward Elections. Please read each relevant section below.

Voters

Before you vote, you must:

  • have an account;
  • not primarily use the account for automated (bot) tasks;
  • have made at least 600 edits globally (on all Wikimedia wikis) before 01 November 2015;
  • have made at least 50 edits globally (on all Wikimedia wikis) between 01 August 2015 and 31 January 2016.

(You can check the above requirements automatically.)

You can vote "yes", "no" or "neutral" once on any of the candidates. If you need to change your vote after, you are permitted to do so.

To vote, view the vote page of the candidate, through either clicking the link from their statement page or clicking any of the yes/no/neutral options from the main hub page. From there, right below the candidate statement is a "vote" button - press it, select your vote, enter an optional rationale and submit your vote. Your vote will be added right away, and your eligibility will be checked after.

Any user is also free to comment on the concurrently-running steward confirmations at Stewards/Confirm/2016.

איבערזעצער

Please see the steward election coordination portal for details.

Suggestions to participants

  • You can ask the candidates questions on Stewards/Elections 2016/Questions. Please post no more than 2 relevant questions per candidate, and keep them as short as possible.
  • You can add a short (at most one or two lines) statement explaining your vote. Long conversations (responses to the votes of others) may be moved to the talk page, with a note added so other participants know where to look for it.
  • As some users have disabled CentralNotice, you may also inform other users who might be interested in participating in the voting.

קאנדידאטן

פֿארויסזעצונגען

Please read carefully all this text before nominating yourself. If you do not meet the following prerequisites you will be automatically disqualified.

Before applying for stewardship, you must:

  • agree to abide by the policies governing steward access, checkuser access, oversight access, and privacy;
  • have a user account, which you have used actively for at least six months on at least one public Wikimedia Foundation project;
  • hold or have held administrator rights on at least one public Wikimedia Foundation project for a period of at least three months.

(You can check the above requirements automatically.)

Also, because steward work can lead to legal consequences and involvement (see the checkuser and oversight policies), you must:

Stewards are preferably multilingual, because steward work often involves projects of varying language, but this is not a requirement. They should also be available on a reasonably common basis. The stewards policy sets limitations; for example, stewards may not use their access on projects that they are active on to avoid conflicts of interest, and are encouraged to watch and help on the steward request pages. They can also join the IRC channel #wikimedia-stewardsconnect on freenode to answer requests.

Inactive stewards will have their access removed.

Sign the confidentiality agreement

 

You must sign the confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information before February 08, or you will be disqualified. Please see Steward handbook/email templates for the process for doing this.