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What is the process to start a moderator election at a site that needs one?

As per this thread on The Pro Webmaster Meta, we're down to two mods and could use a third (one recently quit). What is the process to getting an election started to get us back to three moderators? ...
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Stack Exchange Moderator FAQ

As per the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites, this FAQ will serve the following purposes: To be the canonical reference for moderators across the Stack Exchange sites for things that are beyond question (...
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Is there someone named Juan Garza on SE's Community Management team?

I got an automated email congratulating me on reaching a quarter of a million points on math.stackexchange.com, purporting to be from: Juan Garza, Manager, Community Management Team. There does not ...
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What can I do if some moderators delete my comments improperly? [duplicate]

There are many good moderators but the others just delete comments without any reason. At least, they don't show reasons why they delete them. It's quite unfair. Is there any rule to handle this ...
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Make flag counts for moderators visible on other SE sites

I'm a moderator on two SE sites, and I'm active on several other sites. Acting on flags is one of the primary duties of a moderator, but to be able to see a flag I have to visit the specific site. ...
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What to do about getting downvotes on one site for meta posts on another?

Recently I had a query regarding the validity of the functioning of the Academia Stack Exchange site. Since then, I have had three questions downvoted on Stack Overflow. This seems to be a rather ...
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Too many (similar) subsites bad for the network/community [duplicate]

There are too many (similar) stackexchange sites! Reasons why this is bad: Waste of resources (it would be easier to manage and maintain to have fewer) Difficult to choose which one question is best ...
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Scope of MSO-unique voting policy

According to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/help/whats-meta, the MSO-unique "votes as agreement/disagreement" is limited to posts of type feature-request. In practice, however, this guideline seems to ...
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How does comment moderation work after the flags?

I tried to find how the comment moderation works under the hood and I wasn't able to find the data. (I asked a bit in the chat too.) My specific question is, how does MSE decide punitive steps, and ...
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Usability improvements for the community FAQ

tl;dr? Skip directly to the gray box at the bottom. The community FAQ doesn't get enough respect. By definition, its entries carry the moderator-only tag faq, which bestows a degree of official-ness. ...
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Who fixes issue reports of Stack Exchange?

There are moderators who apply a "status tag" (also known as red tag) on questions tagged as bugs and feature-request, e.g. (status-completed, status-declined, status-norepro etc.) Are these ...
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Being a SO moderator counts as moderator on 2 SE sites on Area 51

On Area 51 commitment phase users list (example), the usercard shows on how many sites you are a moderator. But if you are a Stack Overflow moderator, the usercard shows that you are a moderator on 2 ...
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How can I suspend my account (temporarily)?

I would like to shut down my Stack Overflow account temporarily, because of personal reasons. I would like to still have it available, for whenever I decide to return. Is this possible?
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Extremely concerned with Puzzling.SE answer quality [closed]

It's quickly turning into Yahoo Answers. Question quality is getting better. That isn't the issue. The issue is answer quality. Most users will disagree with me, but the quality of answers on ...
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What's the process to change a site logo?

Who is responsible for defining a site logo? I mean, there are moderators of the site that define it, or stackexchange defines it?

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