As mentioned on March 20th, we are looking for a new Stack Overflow moderator to be chosen by the Stack Overflow community itself.
I walked through the first 30 comments to that post and gathered up the nominations (except the self-nominations and those who recused themselves), and voting is now open:
To be eligible to vote, you must be a Stack Overflow user with 200 reputation.
The list of candidates is shown in random order every time it is presented.
Only one vote can be cast per user. (no, it can’t be undone.)
- After a week, the candidate with the most votes will be elected the new Stack Overflow moderator.
For those users who don’t follow the blog, we are planning to send out a user alert (similar to the badge award alerts) tomorrow to let them know the voting page is available.
Remember, we’re looking for a good moderator; someone who is above all
patient and fair
leads by example
- shows respect for their fellow programmers in their actions and words
I suggest examining the candidates’ user pages to get a sense of what kind of moderator they might make.
I cast my vote; have you cast yours?