Hello people of openSUSE,
After having around 2 months of election process, facing the short of
candidates, ended up with 7 great candidates step up for this year
election, we finally got the result!
It is the second year we used Helios Voting System and the tally result are:
Christian Boltz 141
Marina Latini 119
Dr. Axel Braun 104
Sarah Julia Kriesch 98
Vinzenz Vietzke 78
Nathan Wolf 54
Sébastien Poher 51
Congratulation to Christian, Marina and Dr. Axel Braun as the new
To Sarah, Vinzenz, Nathan, Sébastien thanks for your brave
participation, we believe your contribution will not stop here, there
are many places in openSUSE that fit for you all. We definitely need
This will not complete without some statistics, so to make it easy for
everyone searching for the archive, here are some other numbers:
committee member = 2 (Apr 2018), 3 (Feb 2019)
candidates = 5 (Apr 2018), 7 (Feb 2019)
openSUSE Member = 400 (Apr 2018), 446 (Feb 2019)
total vote cast = 237 (Apr 2018), 231 (Feb 2019)
We cannot conduct a debate for this year election. We really wanted
to, like last year debate, but for some reasons the universe didn't
support us this time which is very sad.
We thanks to all member who have the right to vote, whether you use
your right to vote or not, it is a free world and everyone free to
express their decision :-)
We know that some members having problem with the voting invitation
email which need to be investigated more deeper after this election
what is the caused of that condition.
We also would like to thanks to all previous Board member (Richard,
Gertjan, Simon, Christian, Sarah, Ana) for your support during the
To all openSUSE Community thank you for your support.
Election is over and our duty as elections committee end here.
We wish the best for the new elected Board.
>From your friendly neighbor
M. Edwin Zakaria
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