Category Archives: CSM 8

Grading CSM 8

So there I was in December. The summer summit minutes were long overdue, but I didn’t feel it was fair to put out a CSM 8 midterm grade without the summer minutes. Christmas passed. And New Years. When the summer minutes … Continue reading

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Nondisclosure

As many of you are aware, I’ve been pestering CCP Dolan (as has Ripard Teg) since before the CSM 8 elections regarding the specific contents of the CSM Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). I think both Ripard and I agree that the … Continue reading

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CSM 8 Results: Curiouser and Curiouser

So at last, after strange time-dilation effects delayed the publication of the CSM results for more than a week, we have the actual breakdown of how the voting went. While we knew who was elected, many of us in the … Continue reading

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CSM8 Results: Hits and Misses

So now we know the final CSM 8 results – congratulations to the winners, especially my friend and Sleeper Social Club founder James Arget. First, let me just say that I’m very happy about the outcome. Seven winners were candidates … Continue reading

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CSM Results Predictions

So the polls are closed, and if you missed voting, shame on you. But if you were interested enough to read this post, I am assuming you voted. I tried to get a final voter count out of CCP Dolan, … Continue reading

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An Ideal CSM

First off, if you haven’t voted for CSM 8, go now. Here’s a guide to good voting. Time is almost up! Marc Scaurus beat me to the punch this week, and wrote a very good post on TheMittani.com about both … Continue reading

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CSM 8 Voters Guide – Voting Slate Recommendations

The new election mechanics for CSM 8 demand a level of discipline and attention that has never been called for before. In short, Single Transferrable Vote means that your vote cascades from your favorite to the next to the next in … Continue reading

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CSM 8 Voters Guide – The Muddy Middle

This is a continuation of my 4-part Voter’s Guide for CSM8. Introduction Endorsements The Muddy Middle (This Post) Voting Recommendations You can read the endorsements post for details, but here is the TLDR of the endorsement post: Great Candidates (alphabetical): … Continue reading

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CSM 8 Voters Guide – Endorsements, Anathemas and the Lost

This is a continuation of my 4-part Voter’s Guide for CSM8. Introduction Endorsements (This Post) The Muddy Middle Voting Recommendations Below I will detail the candidates that I think are most important for you to know, either because I believe … Continue reading

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CSM 8 Voters Guide – Introduction

Ripard Teg recently stole my thunder (he does this to a lot of the blogosphere) and posted on the difficulty of how to do endorsements in this new transferrable vote world. He also laid out a scheme of how he … Continue reading

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