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Re: [Membership] Density Representation

>would not be necessary for the candidate to come from that pool.  So
>Thai voters could elect someone from Finland as their representative, if
>they preferred.  But no one from Finland could vote on the candidate for
>the low-density pool.

Personally, I am not comfortable with the idea of regionalizing the
directorships, such that individual directors would be elected by, and
would represent a constituency of a specific geographic region.  I think
this is a significant alteration of the intentions of the international
representation requirements of the ICANN bylaws.  I feel that it is
important that the at-large board members be elected by the membership as a
whole.  Several established electoral mechanisms have already been
suggested which could be used to ensure compliance with Article V Section 6
without having to resort to rules like: "Oh, you're African?  Well, _you_
need to vote for the *African* representative."

- Paul

Paul Stauffer, MCSE
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