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Should you be allowed to run in a mod election if you've been banned for bad behavior? [duplicate]

There is a candidate in the Server Fault election (which is ending shortly) that has been suspended from the main site for behavioral reasons more than once. He's also been kicked from chat, and ...
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What are the reputation requirements for privileges on sites, and how do they differ per site?

Formerly Reputation requirements compared. What are the reputation requirements for privileges on the various sites in the network? Also, how do reputation requirements for various privileges ...
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Does the Stack Exchange suppress the personality of moderators?

After communicated with a lot of a moderators, I've found a pattern. I've got an impression, that despite their diamond-like position, they are in the reality oppressed. The reasons: They are very ...
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Let moderators navigate the review queues at will

This post is an expansion of this comment For many graduated sites (eg Physics), moderators do not want to apply the unilateral close vote in all cases--it is better to let some community votes pile ...
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Why was my accepted answer deleted by a moderator? [closed]

I read the FAQ regarding deletion here: https://stackoverflow.com/faq#deletion Nothing in that could explain why my answer (which was originally accepted by the OP) was deleted by a moderator. Here ...
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Who deals with a flag when you flag a moderator?

Is it possible that, when you flag a moderator's actions, they can action the flag themselves? Or does it get escalated even higher to staff? I suppose the question then is, who would deal with the ...
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Why not vote to depose moderators?

Moderator elections on Stack Overflow will begin in a couple of days. From there comes this question: why do we not organize elections, let us say every 3 years, to depose one moderator? My request ...
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What can a user do if moderators remove a point of view from questions and answers

I wonder what happens if moderators act to remove contributions from a contributor, such that: A particular belief or point of view cannot be seen by other visitors That contributor is unable to make ...
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How do downvoted questions/announcements affect staff/moderators?

I have some technical questions about this hot post here: Official FAQ on gender pronouns and Code of Conduct changes (I have avoided voting on this post specifically because I want to remain ...
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Why does it only take one moderator to close a question?

One of the users at History SE, proposed a system where moderators are granted only 3 close votes, as opposed to their current power to unilaterally close questions. This would have the effect of ...
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Re. role of moderator: How best to question / resolve a mod's questionable actions?

Official moderator and user guidance here says (excerpts): The ideal moderator does as little as possible, but those little actions may be powerful, visible, and highly concentrated. If you ...
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Is the Community Moderator position permanent?

I would assume that once elected Community Moderator, that position can be indefinitely retained when carrying out the moderator duties. However, if a moderator can no longer carry out his or her ...
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When do Pro Tempore Moderators change?

How long is the term for a pro tempore moderator? Nothing on the Moderators FAQ or Elections FAQ mention what the term length is for moderators.
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Key performance metrics for moderators

I wanted to do a little research with data.stackexchange.com to identify the determinants of moderator performance on SE subsites. However, I didn't find performance metrics for moderators. The ...
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Reduce moderator “one-click closing” of questions in the GWT tag

Edit I understand your points, and I want to attenuate this question (if you want to read the original, it's in the edit history) I would like to see a shift away from one-shot closing by moderators ...

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