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Title Gentoo Council 2022/2023 Election
ID council-202206
Election Officials Dabbott, Rich0, NeddySeagoon
Infra Contact(s) Jmbsvicetto
Voting eligibility cutoff 2022/06/04
Nomination period 2022/06/05 0000h UTC — 2022/06/18 0000h UTC
Voting period 2022/06/20 0000h UTC — 2022/07/05 0000h UTC



who topped the poll in that order.


Legend: accepted (green), reply pending (grey), declined (red)

Name Manifesto Council Trustee Comrel QA Acceptance
ajak accepted
dilfridge accepted
gyakovlev accepted
jsmolic accepted
jstein accepted
mattst88 accepted
mgorny accepted
patrick accepted
sam accepted
ulm accepted
williamh accepted
anarchy no response
bkohler no response
conikost no response
idl0r no response
juippis no response
leio no response
slashbeast no response
sultan no response
tamiko no response
whissi no response
zx2c4 no response
ago declined
arthurzam declined
asturm declined
chewi declined
conikost declined
dlan declined
floppym declined
graaff declined
grobian declined
ionen declined
marecki declined
polynomial-c declined
robbat2 declined
soap declined
toralf declined

If you think you see a mistake in this table, please contact the election officials.


All nominations must be sent to the gentoo-project mailing list. If you were nominated and want to run, you have to accept your nomination on the same mailing list.

  • Council elections generally happen once a year.
  • The council is composed of seven elected members.
  • Nominations are allowed from 5 June 2022 00H00 UTC to 18 June 2022 00H00 UTC.
  • Only Gentoo developers may be nominated.
  • Anyone can nominate (nominating yourself is OK).
  • Nominees must accept their nomination before voting begins.
  • Voting is opened from 20 June 2022 00H00 UTC to 5 July 2022 00H00 UTC.
  • Only Gentoo developers may vote.
  • The list of Gentoo Developers is based on active membership by 4 June 2022 (the day before the election will be opened).
  • Gentoo uses the Condorcet method of voting.
  • Results should be published the day after voting closes.

Information for Voters

Those who are eligible to vote in this election are all current Gentoo Developers at the day before the election was opened.

How do I cast my vote for this election?

After polls are open, voters should login to and run the following commands, in the order specified.

  • votify --new council-202206 — This creates a new ballot in your homedir.
  • Edit the .ballot-council-202206 file and rank the candidates.
  • Once you're sure, run votify --verify council-202206 to check the validity of the ballot.
  • If that goes through fine, the next and final step is to submit your vote using votify --submit council-202206
  • In case you're stuck, detailed help can be accessed by using votify --help or feel free to drop by #gentoo-elections (webchat) on the Libera.Chat IRC network. If you think you are eligible to vote, but cannot, please contact one of the officials.
  • Grab a coffee or a beer, have fun, sit back and enjoy the show...until the results are announced.

We're pleased to present the Gentoo Council members for the 2022/2023 term:

The links will be broken until after the election

We published the master ballot file. This file contains all submitted ballots. Each of this ballots can be identified using a confirmation ID. Every person who voted in this election was mailed their ID by one of election officials. If you haven't received your ID, please contact one of election officials to provide you with that information. Using this ID and master ballot file people who voted can verify that their votes were included during counting votes.

We also published the full countify script output so you can check how the whole vote counting was done.

Gentoo Council 202206 full ranked list of candidates

Election turnout

In this election, the following were the total of eligible voters that have voted:

  • Total voters: 127
  • Submitted ballots: 64
  • Turnout: 50.39%

Election e-mails

Election Announcement