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Narrow moderator nomination

On Safari in portrait on my iPhone SE, the first moderator nomination is too narrow and is also pushed off the screen at the bottom. I have only seen this with the first nomination on Arqade, but I’m ...
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Loosen the “no suspension in the past year” requirement for nominees, or at least listen to the community

Recently on Physics SE there's been a dramatic election, where the only 40-scored and top nominee was banned from nominating due to their suspension in the last year, which created a dense wave of ...
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Is there a process to handle a user wanting to run in a moderator election, but being absent during the election period?

I recently encouraged a user in chat to run in the pro tempore election on Interpersonal Skills, to which the user responded that they will be quite off the grid during the election period. This ...
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Election schedule: don't end nominations on Mondays

The current method for scheduling moderator elections seems to be, with the usual UTC times, question collection begins: Monday, 20:00-ish (manual) nominations begin: the next Monday, 20:00 ...
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Hide previously suspended nominations unless approved by Community Managers

Recently, Physics SE has finished the 2019 moderator election nomination phase. Earlier today, within 24 hours of the nomination completing, a user was removed from the nominations. The user later ...
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Nomination owner highlight is displayer in the comments only after clicking the “show n more comments” link [duplicate]

When navigating to the election nomination page, in the comments section, by default there is no highlight for the nomination owner. But when I click the "show n more comments" link at the end of the ...
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What happens if there are no candidates in an election?

On Freelancing.SE, we are holding our first election. We had three Pro-Tempore mods, one of which is myself. The other two mods are stepping down after the election, and we have two spots open. It's ...
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Why don't we hard-prevent users from nominating themselves as a moderator candidate if they were suspended in the past year?

I know that users aren't permitted to nominate themselves as moderator candidates if they were suspended after one year. Additionally, such users are shown a message before posting their nomination. ...
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Suspended user shouldn't be able to run in an election on the site they're suspended on

We're having an election on Worldbuilding, and this week, nominations opened up. A user nominated themselves, but they've been suspended elsewhere on the network and are currently suspended on a ...
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Reintroduce flagging of comments on nominations

As seen by the following meta discussions, there is no voting for or flagging of comments on an election nomination: Unable to flag or vote on comments on moderator nominations I can't upvote ...
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Automatically remove election candidates if they get suspended after nomination

We have an election happening in Magento StackExchange. One of the candidate who is nominated for the election has been suspended by a moderator. But the problem is, his nomination is still there for ...
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How can I find the election number for a given moderator nomination in the Posts table?

In the Stack Exchange Data Explorer you can find the Moderator nominations by querying the Posts Table for posttypeid = 6, like so: select id as [Post Link] , score , owneruserid as [User ...
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Request for data regarding how user reputation relates to election success

It was pointed out to me recently that, starting with the upcoming Mathematics election, all nominees for a site election must have at minimum 1000 reputation in order to run. Notice: Starting with ...
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Make rules about candidate eligibility due to suspension more apparent

Some background The nomination phase of the election at Physics.SE started yesterday. When I first visited the nomination page, 7 users had nominated themselves. A few hours later, the number was ...
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Show users their candidate score before self-nominating to a moderator election?

A number of the candidates in the ongoing Travel.SE election indicated that a primary reason for self-nominating was to see their moderator candidate score. This forced a primary stage and perhaps ...
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Improve election schedule with respect to the questionnaire

The questionnaire is a great part of the election process, but during my first (first-hand) experience with an election, over on Code Golf, I've found that the timing of the questionnaire is a bit ...
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No cancel option when editing a nomination

I recently tried to edit my nomination in Travel.SE and when editing I found that there was no cancel button in case I decided not to save my changes. (see the screenshot below) Please add a cancel ...
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Let's disallow moderator nominations from people who've been suspended in the past year

Well, it's election season again. On sites all over the network, moderators are being selected from among the good folk willing to volunteer their time to help guide and support their communities. I'm ...
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Tweak Election Rules for primary/election phases? [duplicate]

Some of you might have heard rumors, but right now, Science Fiction and Fantasy has an election going on. We are currently at exactly 10 nominees with one day left in the nomination phase. As it ...
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Should election score be locked at the values of the election?

I think that the election score of the candidates should be fixed, i.e. show the score, the badges and the reputation as they were when the election ended. I think this appropriate when one wants to ...
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Links to election nomination pages from notifications don't have the right #anchor

I recently received a notification that someone posted a comment on my election nomination post. That notification linked me to this URL: https://anime.stackexchange.com/election/1#post-34503 However,...
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Can we have a “Reopen nominations” or “None of the above” option in moderator elections?

The Personal Finance and Money moderator election is having its nomination period extended because there are only as many candidates as vacancies and they want to ensure a contested election. While I ...
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Can a high rep user nominate a user under 300 rep, during moderator elections?

Is it possible for a user X with enough reputation to be able to nominate some user Y with fewer than 300 reputation, during the nomination phase of moderator elections? The wording at the bottom of ...
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Can I get two diamonds? [duplicate]

For some reason, the election page does not seem to be detecting existing moderators correctly. Most notably the form to nominate yourself is not disabled like, I believe, it used to be. I was able to ...
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Make commenting during the election phase easier

I've noticed several Stack Exchange election nomination phases follow this pattern: http://so.mrozekma.com/election-nomination-graph.png On Unix and Linux, we had no activity for 5 days, and then ...
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Suspicious Request when editing Nomination [closed]

I am trying to edit my nomination on the Super User Election, but every time I submit, I get a Suspicious Request, as below: Suspicious request Sorry, your request could not be completed because ...
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Add link to the Moderators FAQ to the Moderator Nominations page

Currently IIRC the nomination page has links to "a theory of moderation" and "moderator agreement", but it's quite hard to find out what exactly a moderator can do and is expected to do. I think it ...
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Make moderator election questionnaire mandatory

Note: Before I even begin, I want to stress that this is for the next election, not the current one. I can understand why candidates may want to opt out of the moderator election chat room - for some ...
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Comments on moderator nomination statements should be visible in all stages of the election

During the nomination phase, members of the community can comment on the nomination statements for each candidate. This can provide valuable information about how the community regards these ...
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Helpful flags count in election nomination

We are showing the helpful flags count of the nominees in the election nomination page. It shows that this nominee has less than 80 helpful flags. Users without Deputy badge can't nominate for ...
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Provide a summary of review activities in candidates stats

Per my experience as a flagger, reviewing (various flags) is a substantial part of moderator duties, therefore I would like to have a better understanding of how active / experienced candidate is in ...
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Blue background on the candidates name when commenting on their own nomination

As there are a lot of comments under every nomination in https://stackoverflow.com/election, it is sometimes difficult to find the answers of the nominee. It would be handy to have a blue background ...
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What are the criteria for moderator nomination? [duplicate]

On the community moderator election page, I see three sets of requirements, in different places. The main body of text says For the Stack Overflow election, an eligible candidate for the ...
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What does “in good standing” mean in the nomination criteria?

When reading the information box to the right of the election page, you see this text: In the nomination phase, any community member in good standing with more than 3,000 reputation may nominate ...
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What are the necessary requirements for self nomination and where is the nomination link? [duplicate]

I want to know the criteria(requirements) to participate in the moderator election on SO. I know 4 badges, covention, deputy, Civic Duty, Strunk & White are required. Is there any certain amount ...
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How to vote for a nominee in moderator elections? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an election going on. What's happening and how does it work? I know that SO Moderator elections are around the corner, but I dont know how the candidates are ...
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Moderator nomination UI doesn't warn users about character limit

This is unhelpful: Especially when the entered text has less than 1200 characters (according to wc -c)! Now I realise that the site might count differently from wc (for instance wc doesn’t consider ...
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Unable to flag or vote on comments on moderator nominations [duplicate]

I find myself unable to vote on comments or flag them for moderator attention in the current election on Gaming. However, there are some comments that need upvoting (and one that needs flagging, too)....
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Add moderator nomination/primary/election history to user profile

I think it would be helpful to have links on a user's profile to their moderator nomination/primary/election history. Currently, you can see it in the activity tab of the user's profile (even though ...
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Add Yearling back to the requirements for moderator

After someone opened this question, a decision was made to open up moderator nominations to individuals who have not been members of the site for at least a year. WHY? What possible benefit does ...
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Should +1 and “I'll vote for you” style comments be allowed in nomination comments?

Voting for nominations is not allowed. This makes sense - voting shouldn't start until everyone is ready. This allows late entries to get just as many votes as early ones when the election starts. ...
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Automatically enforce badge requirements for moderator candidates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the nomination page ask me to nominate myself when I'm not eligible I've seen a few users on Stack Overflow who have chosen to nominate themselves for Moderator ...
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Proposed statistics page to accompany nominations

Building on my previous question, and more importantly on Yi Jiang's most excellent implementation, the feature request is simply that something like this should be implemented into SE for future ...
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The nomination links have disappeared?

It seems than on all three SOFU sites the nomination links have disappeared, it is a bug or by design? This was spotted one hour ago and they are still not visible.
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Can the nomination preview have the same width as the real nomination?

When editing posts, I always try to get a good form which improves readability. However, the preview box of the nomination has a different width compared to the nomination itself... Eg. This results ...
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Minimum required reputation to comment on election nominees

I see that a user requires a minimum reputation of 150 to vote in primaries and the final election. However, users with much less reputation than this can comment. I have seen at least one example of ...
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Rep recalc on all nominees for election [closed]

I would like to see some public accountability in the form of all election nominees receiving, as part of their self-nomination, a rep-recalc. It shouldn't impact many, but since the election now ...
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IT'S OVER NINE THOUSAND!!!! (elections available only to high rep users)

I am worried that the moderators can now only be selected from those with 10.3k reputation. I understand that we must limit our options using some method, as too many choices would make this process ...
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Should existing moderators keep their opinions and views neutral during the election?

During a political election it's usually incumbent on the civil servants to be fairly neutral in their views. Should our existing mod team exhibit the same neutrality (other than applying a guiding ...
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Notifications of comments on nominations

When someone comments on my self-nomination for moderator, I get a notification, but when I click on it, I don't get to it. I wind up somewhere else.