RESULT - UK Usenet Committee Applications 2021

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Jon Ribbens

Oct 15, 2021, 9:30:01 AMOct 15

Result of Call for Applications
UK Usenet Committee 2021

Please note that all email addresses, are munged with
(at) replacing the @, in accordance with standard practice.

There were three Open Vacancies, and during the applications period
two valid and confirmed applications were received. As the number
of applications does not exceed the number of vacancies, an election
is not required and the following are declared to be Committee-Elect

Matthew Vernon matthew (at) debian (dot) org
Ian Clifton ian (dot) clifton (at) chem (dot) ox (dot) ac (dot) uk


Applications closed at 23:59:59 BST, 10th October 2021

Votetaker for the 2021 UK Usenet Committee Election:

Primary: Jon Ribbens <jribbens (at) ukvoting (dot) org (dot) uk>
Secondary: Barry Salter <bsalter (at) ukvoting (dot) org (dot) uk>



These results have been posted to the following newsgroups:


Please find below details of the people who nominated each applicant
(Name & Email Address). Note that if the applicant listed more than
four nominators, all were contacted but only the first four to reply
are listed as only four are required.



Name: Matthew Vernon
E-Mail: matthew (at) debian (dot) org


Name: Brian Howie
E-Mail: brian (at) b-howie (dot) co (dot) uk

Name: Charles Lindsey
E-Mail: chl (at) clerew (dot) man (dot) ac (dot) uk

Name: David Damerell
E-Mail: damerell (at) chiark (dot) greenend (dot) org (dot) uk

Name: Mark Goodge
E-Mail: mark (at) good-stuff (dot) co (dot) uk



Name: Ian Clifton
E-Mail: ian (dot) clifton (at) chem (dot) ox (dot) ac (dot) uk


Name: Matthew Vernon
E-Mail: matthew (at) debian (dot) org

Name: Nick Leverton
E-Mail: nick (at) leverton (dot) org

Name: Mark Goodge
E-Mail: usenet (at) listmail (dot) good-stuff (dot) co (dot) uk

Name: kat
E-Mail: littlelionne (at) hotmail (dot) com


Votetaker's Comments

The two accepted applications were pretty straightforward. There were
no other applications received.

I have not listed the applicants' Personal Statements in these results
as these are effectively election manifestoes, and there is to be no


This process was conducted by a neutral third party member of UKVoting.
UKVoting is a group of independent votetakers who count votes on
behalf of the uk.* hierarchy and other 3rd parties.

The rules under which votes for the uk.* hierarchy are taken are posted
regularly to or can be found at the following URL:


The UKVoting web pages can be found at <>

There is a five day discussion period after these results are posted to

Allegations of irregularity should be sent to the committee via email
to: control (at) usenet (dot) org (dot) uk.

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