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Template:Steward elections guidelines/doc

For Stewards/Elections 2017/Guidelines etc.

Parameters: the default dates are fitting for February elections

  • year = the year of the election
  • previousyear = the year before the election
  • voters-edits = no. of edits users must have made for being able to vote (default 600)
  • voters-edits-before = the edits must have been made before this date (default: 1 November of the previous year)
  • voters-recent-edits = no. of edits users must have made recently for being able to vote (default 50)
  • voters-recent-edits-start / voters-recent-edits-end = timeframe for "recent edits" (default: 1 August of the previous year till 31 January of the current year)
  • voter-check-tool: link to a tool that shows whether a user is eligible to vote, e.g. "Pathoschild's tool" at //tools.wmflabs.org/meta/accounteligibility/40
  • candidate-check-tool: link to a tool that shows whether a user is eligible to candidate
  • application-start: default 15 January 00:00 UTC current year.
  • application-end: default 28 January 23:59 UTC current year.
  • startdate: the day that the election starts