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[AfriNIC-rpd] NomCom at AFRINIC-16

Nii Narku Quaynor quaynor at
Mon May 21 13:27:08 UTC 2012

And AfriNIC sponsor a forum for candidates to discuss with LIRs publicly to help voters make informed decisions on choices. The evoters and physical voters need to have access to similar depth of information about candidates

On May 21, 2012, at 12:25, McTim <dogwallah at> wrote:

> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Jean Robert Hountomey
> <jrhountomey at> wrote:
>>> I don't believe limiting number of proxies  per  individual will change
>>> anything. I'm of the opinion we limit voting per zones i.e. If we are
>>> electing board members from North, then we let Afrinic members from
>>> North select who they want to represent them. Lets eliminate such
>>> situations where West Africans are represented by a member whose
>>> majority of his/her votes comes from South.
>> I understand your point but I do believe that a candidate can receive
>> support from anybody in the continent.
>> My understanding of the current election/voting process is that proxies are
>> needed because of the physical presence requirement.
>> E-voting will allow members who cannot be present at the meeting to vote.
>> E-voting will then solve the proxy issue and there will be
>> no need for proxies anymore.
> exactly.. so we implement e-voting AND eliminate proxy voting in the by-laws!!
>> In case AfriNIC choose to use the two voting systems (e-voting and physical)
>> members present at the meeting will vote and those non present will use
>> e-voting. There will be no need for proxies in this case too.
> fine by me!!
> -- 
> Cheers,
> McTim
> "A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
> route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel
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