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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Having been asked by the Steering Committee and Membership Committee to act as the Elections Officer for The Document Foundation, it is my pleasure to announce that we will now conduct the election of a Board of Directors. This election is following the Bylaws  of our Foundation. The term is one year commencing from the date the Foundation is legally established.
There are seven (7) board seats that are to be filled during this election. Three (3) additional deputies are to be selected, so the total of slots to be filled by election is ten (10).
Members of The Document Foundation as of 2011-09-02 are eligible to vote in the elections. Anyone who has made a contribution to The Document Foundation can apply for membership by completing an application . To vote, your membership also needs to be valid at least until the end of the elections (2011-10-26).