OTW 2018 Board Election

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Event: 2018 OTW Board Election
Participants: Organization for Transformative Works (OTW)
Date(s): June-August 2018, voting 10-13 August, results 14 August
Type: Election
Fandom: panfandom
URL: OTW Elections site, FAQ, Main OTW site
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The 2018 Organization for Transformative Works Board of Directors election took place between June 18 and August 14 2020.

On June 18 2018, the candidates for the 2018 OTW Board Election were publicly announced. Four candidates, none of whom had previously served on the Board, contested two available seats. In alphabetical order by given name, the candidates were:

On August 14, 2018, the Elections Committee announced the 2018 Elections Results. Lex de Leon and Natalia Gruber (in alphabetical order) were successfully elected to the Board of Directors and began their terms on October 1, 2018.[2]

Timeline

Key dates for the 2018 OTW Board Election were as follows:

  • June 15: Candidacy deadline at 11:59pm UTC
  • June 18: Candidates publicly announced
  • June 25: Deadline to submit Q&A questions for candidates
  • June 30: OTW membership deadline for prospective voters
  • August 10: Voting begins at 12:01am UTC
  • August 13: Voting closes at 11:59pm UTC
  • August 14: Election results announced
  • October 01: Board turnover begins. [3]

For a more detailed timeline of events for the OTW 2018 Election, refer to the Elections Timeline.

Candidates' Platforms

Members of the public were able to submit questions for the candidates via the Elections Committee and in two separate candidate chats, each involving all four candidates. Candidates responded to three batches of Q&As. [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Election Statistics

The 2018 Election had a total of 5649 eligible voters, of whom 827 cast a ballot, representing 14.6% of potential voters. The number of ballots cast increased from 12.7% of voters in 2017.[9]

References

  1. ^ 2018 OTW Elections Candidates Announcement, published June 18, 2018 (Accessed September 15, 2020).
  2. ^ 2018 Election Results, Organization for Transformative Works, posted August 14, 2018. (Accessed September 15, 2020).
  3. ^ 2018 Elections Timeline, Organization for Transformative Works, posted August 14, 2018. (Accessed September 15, 2020).
  4. ^ 2018 Chat Transcript 1, Organization for Transformative Works, posted July 24, 2018. (Accessed September 15, 2020).
  5. ^ 2018 Chat Transcript 2, Organization for Transformative Works, posted August 4, 2018. (Accessed September 15, 2020).
  6. ^ 2018 Q&A Group 1, Organization for Transformative Works, posted July 4, 2018. (Accessed September 15, 2020).
  7. ^ 2018 Q&A Group 2, Organization for Transformative Works, posted July 11, 2018. (Accessed September 15, 2020).
  8. ^ 2018 Q&A Group 3, Organization for Transformative Works, posted July 18, 2018. (Accessed September 15, 2020).
  9. ^ 2018 Election Statistics, Organization for Transformative Works, posted August 31, 2018. (Accessed September 15, 2020).

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