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2022 Graduation Election: Community Interest Check

I was elected as a pro tempore moderator in October 2020, and I’ve found the last year and a half enjoyable and engaging, so I intend to nominate myself once again in the upcoming graduation election. ...
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2022 Graduation Election: Community Interest Check

I plan to run in the graduation election too. I enjoy the moderation aspect to the site, especially with the current affairs angle on Politics keeping things interesting. I’d like to take this ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Wow, thank you to the community for your support, and especially to the other candidates for stepping up! Congratulations also to JJJ, I'm looking forward to working with you and the rest of the ...
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2022 Graduation Election: Community Interest Check

I would really prefer not to run, since while I am quite a regular participant, responsibilities litigating trials or conducting appeals IRL can take me away for as much as a couple of weeks at a time,...
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What should be on the moderator candidate questionnaire?

A classic: In your opinion, what is the biggest problem/challenge Politics Stack Exchange is currently facing? How would you propose to solve it?
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Thank you for voting and participating, everyone! Congratulations CDJB, I'm looking forward to working with you and the moderation team as well. As others have pointed out, these are going to be some ...
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What should be on the moderator candidate questionnaire?

A question quickly passes into the Hot Network Questions territory, but begins to gather answers that tend to contain rants about the politicians involved, rather than pure answers (i.e. the rantier ...
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What should be on the moderator candidate questionnaire?

There's always a user or two who wants to debate where questions cross the community defined good-faith standard (which now has its own close reason) Do you think the standard is sufficient as-is or ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Bravo and Good Luck to the winners, CDJB & JJJ! The voters made capital choices! (Or perhaps most voters are capitalists...)
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations to all candidates. An election can be a stressful process, and you have all handled it wonderfully. CDJB and JJJ, welcome to the team!
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2020 Moderator Candidate Questionnaire

Answers from CDJB In your opinion, what is the biggest problem/challenge Politics Stack Exchange is currently facing? How would you propose to solve it? Unfortunately, the biggest challenge that our ...
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What should be on the moderator candidate questionnaire?

A candidate mentioned "long arguments in comments" as one of the (many) things they would like to be a moderator to act on. My question for all the candidates is: While these long ...
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2020 Moderator Candidate Questionnaire

Answers from JJJ In your opinion, what is the biggest problem/challenge Politics Stack Exchange is currently facing? How would you propose to solve it? The biggest challenge lies with growing our ...
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5 votes

2022 Graduation Election: Community Interest Check

I'm vaguely interested. I might be a little too busy by the time the actual election comes around, but I'll give it some thought.
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Announcing a Pro Tempore Moderator election - Nominations begin September 21st

You say that if there aren't enough candidates for an election (I assume this means >2), then you'll simply appoint the candidate/s. Right now, there is only one candidate who has nominated ...
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What should be on the moderator candidate questionnaire?

I am not a lawyer, but would like to see a question to catch whether a candidate works for or on behalf of a political party, PAC, politician, or is some kind of hireling (or necessary sponsor) of one....
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What should be on the moderator candidate questionnaire?

Many of our users are affiliated with political parties. Their affiliations can be splashed into the public, deliberately or accidentally. This produces a suspicion that these users' actions as ...
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2020 Moderator Candidate Questionnaire

Thymine In your opinion, what is the biggest problem/challenge Politics Stack Exchange is currently facing? How would you propose to solve it? The fastest gun in the west problem, where answers that ...
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What should be on the moderator candidate questionnaire?

Why do you want to be a moderator on this site? Seeing that there are so many more fun and / or lucrative pursuits out there, why commit to moderating this site? While this may seem like an odd ...
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2022 Graduation Election: Community Interest Check

I could serve if the other candidates are absent or poor, but hopefully there will be enough suitable candidates who can put in more time than I can.
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2022 Graduation Election: Community Interest Check

I don't think I'll win by any margin, but I'll put in my candidacy :-)
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2022 Graduation Election: Community Interest Check

I will throw my hat into the ring and will work on a more exciting post in the next couple of days.
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What should be on the moderator candidate questionnaire?

One from the Buffett playbook (slightly rephrased to fit this election): What policy, with respect to running and moderating the site, are you in favor of, that (you think) most of our users are ...
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2020 Moderator Candidate Questionnaire

Answers from AGC In your opinion, what is the biggest problem/challenge Politics Stack Exchange is currently facing? How would you propose to solve it? THE biggest problem here might be that like ...
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2020 Moderator Candidate Questionnaire

Answers from SurpriseDog In your opinion, what is the biggest problem/challenge Politics Stack Exchange is currently facing? How would you propose to solve it? Too many answers on this site are ...
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2020 Moderator Candidate Questionnaire

Answers from Ted Wrigley In your opinion, what is the biggest problem/challenge Politics Stack Exchange is currently facing? How would you propose to solve it? It's an election season, so '...
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