STV election explainer

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The OpenStreetMap Foundation election to board is coming up shortly. Details will be posted soonish. In the interim, some of you might be wondering what all this STV-stuff is, if you haven't seen it in your local elections.

Kate, wonderchook, offered this link as a handy demonstration of the very basics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac9070OIMUg

The same video publisher made related videos that address some of the details.

Switching from non-STV to STV.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PukSDm0RD2E

The difference between Hare and Droop.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRc630BSTIg

Or the wikipedia page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_transferable_vote

The board is still discussing some last minute details. Once decided those will be distributed as widely and as quickly as we can.

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