Re: OVC and political advocacy

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Tue Aug 10 2004 - 15:30:25 CDT

David,

> On Aug 10, 2004, at 3:51 PM, Alan Dechert wrote:
> > I think part of the problem is that when I post something to the list,
> > because I am OVC president, readers may think an official postion of
> > the OVC
> > is being expressed.
>
> It would probably help for Alan--and to a lesser extent the other board
> members (Arthur, Doug)--to add a few words of circumspection when
> introducing peripheral topics. E.g. "I've been thinking about
> party-affiliation rules in different states ... how do other readers
> feel on these issues?" Something that makes it clear that the purpose
> is informational (both to convey and to learn), rather than official.
>
I note that the post that started the ND thread and the "Best Possible
Voting System" thread wound up with "What do you think?"

Alan D.
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