Voting via memberdb

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2. Click on the "Elections" link the left menu.
2. Click on the "Elections" link the left menu.
[[File:Memberdb - logging in and accessing an election.png|thumb]]
[[File:Memberdb - logging in and accessing an election.png|300px]]


3. Click on the first link that says "2008/2009 Annual General Meeting - Committee".
3. Click on the first link that says "2008/2009 Annual General Meeting - Committee".


4. You will get a summary of the times different aspects of the election are open. (NOTE: times are server times, which is New York time, rather than Australian time.) If Voting is "open", click on "Voting".
4. You will get a summary of the times different aspects of the election are open. (NOTE: times are server times, which is New York time, rather than Australian time.) If Voting is "open", click on "Voting".
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[[File:Memberdb - election - voting link.png|300px]]


5. At the bottom of the page will be a link saying "Vote Now!". Click on it.
5. At the bottom of the page will be a link saying "Vote Now!". Click on it.
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[[File:Memberdb - election - vote now link.png|300px]]


6. The election form looks like this:
6. The election form looks like this:
[[File:Memberdb - 2008-2009 AGM - elections.png|thumb]]
[[File:Memberdb - 2008-2009 AGM - elections.png|300px]]


You only need to fill out the sections for VP and Ordinary Members. It is optional preferential voting. This means, when there are three candidates, you can fill out "1, 2, 3", or just "1, 2" or even just "1".  
You only need to fill out the sections for VP and Ordinary Members. It is optional preferential voting. This means, when there are three candidates, you can fill out "1, 2, 3", or just "1, 2" or even just "1".  
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7. If successful you get a notice like this:
7. If successful you get a notice like this:
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[[File:Memberdb - voting election success.png|300px]]


You also get an email confirming you have voted.
You also get an email confirming you have voted.

Revision as of 02:01, 6 January 2009

You can vote multiple times, but only your last vote counts. So any new votes you do just overwrite the previous ones.

1. Go to http://membership.wikimedia.org.au/memberdb/ and login. If you have forgotten your password, you can request a new one by following the link "Forgot your password?" and inputting your email address.

2. Click on the "Elections" link the left menu. Memberdb - logging in and accessing an election.png

3. Click on the first link that says "2008/2009 Annual General Meeting - Committee".

4. You will get a summary of the times different aspects of the election are open. (NOTE: times are server times, which is New York time, rather than Australian time.) If Voting is "open", click on "Voting". Memberdb - election - voting link.png

5. At the bottom of the page will be a link saying "Vote Now!". Click on it. Memberdb - election - vote now link.png

6. The election form looks like this: Memberdb - 2008-2009 AGM - elections.png

You only need to fill out the sections for VP and Ordinary Members. It is optional preferential voting. This means, when there are three candidates, you can fill out "1, 2, 3", or just "1, 2" or even just "1".

After voting click the "Vote" button at the bottom.

7. If successful you get a notice like this: Memberdb - voting election success.png

You also get an email confirming you have voted.

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