Re: Theos-World Re: Tie Votes in last GC Meeting - Members who caused the tie
Apr 06, 2009 07:55 AM
Thanks for the info. It is notable that there were 12 to 16 votes against
each nomination. It makes me wonder if there is an organized opposition to
all nominations. While I do not know any of the candidates, I am sure they
are all long time dedicated well qualified honorable TS members who would be
an asset to the GC, the opposition is puzzling. You may use your judgement
whether to indentify the individual GC members who opposed, at this time.
On 4/6/09, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> There was only one tied vote in the 2008 General Council meeting.
> All voting was by the usual preferred method of a postal ballot.
> In the election of the Vice President the result of the voting was
> 16 for Linda Olivera, and 15 against, there was 1 abstention and
> 3 members neglected to vote.
> There was also one other vote in favour of Linda Oliveira which was
> received on the date the result was declared, this vote was not counted.
> In the election of the four Additional Members only one of them was tied.
> Nominated Member HJ (NZ/India)...19 for....14 against
> Nominated Member RL (Brazil).......16 for....16 against
> Nominated Member HKS (India)......17 for....14 against
> Nominated Member SP (India)..........20 for....12 against
> The Chairman used a casting vote in the case of the tied vote.
> I have deliberately avoided using any names up to this point, I feel
> a little uncomfortable pointing the finger. The lists at present are
> in Excel format, I will reformat them as soon as possible, and post
> them if I feel that it would serve some useful purpose.
> Best wishes
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>, MKR
> <mkr777@...> wrote:
> > Another question for Keith:
> > It is reported that in the last GC meeting, there were two tie votes and
> > president had to vote to break the tie. Tie situation is rather unusual
> > is an indication of deep divisions in the GC.
> > Can you list, in each tie situation, the names of GC members (individuals
> > who were present and votes exercised by proxy) who opposed the motion
> > resulted in the tie? No one has openly talked about this detail so far.
> > MKR
> > There is No Religion Higher Than Truth
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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