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When are moderator elections? [duplicate]

I read this artice : When do moderator elections take place?, but I still don't know when moderator elections are held. What does it mean when they say: "when needed"? When there are three users ...
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When does an election happen on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Just want to know, When does an election happen on Stack Overflow? Is there a fixed time interval or any other perticular scenario when elections are organized? Who organises and monitors these ...
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Who decides when to hold elections? Any schedule or alert system available? [duplicate]

I was wondering who makes the decision when to arrange elections. If there is some plan/schedule, kindly let me know. Is there any alert or reminder system so that we don't miss elections and casting ...
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Congratulations to our 29 oldest beta sites - They're now no longer beta!

If you're a user on a long-toiling beta site that's been waiting 7-8 years to get out of beta, this may be the post you've been waiting for. The 29 Beta sites that are 7+ years old no longer have the ...
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Congratulations to the 59 sites that just left Beta

This is an exciting day for all of us who work on community here, and for the communities that have given thousands of hours of their time to build sites on the Stack Exchange network. Today, we are ...
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There's an election going on. What's happening and how does it work?

The community bulletin says that there is a moderator election occurring. How does the election work and how can I get involved? Return to FAQ index
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Experimenting with Pro Tempore elections

Last spring, I ran an election on Parenting for a new moderator pro tempore. It went pretty well, so this fall we are going to extend the program to sites that have been in "beta" for years. Here's ...
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Moderators are elected for life, yet "We hold regular elections". How come?

The Help Center tells: We hold regular elections to determine who these community moderators will be [...]. Moderators are elected for life, though they may resign (or, in very rare cases, be ...
Luis Masuelli's user avatar
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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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How does SE decide how many Mods a graduated site gets?

I understand the process: (beta --> public beta --> graduation) and the difference between Mods pro-tem and community-elected mods. I'm just curious as to the metrics used to decide how many mods a ...
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How to deal with over-aggressive moderation?

Of the various Stack Exchange communities I'm on, there is one that has rather obvious outlier moderation habits. It's a smaller community with only 3 moderators listed. At least one of these ...
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Who is "The community team"? [duplicate]

The answer stated: The community team periodically looks at the work load... For me it's not clear who is "community team" for each particular SE site.
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