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Title Gentoo Council 2024/2025 Election
ID council-202406
Election Officials Kangie, AndrewAmmerlaan
Infra Contact(s) Prometheanfire
Voting eligibility cutoff 2024/06/01
Nomination period 2024/06/01 0000h UTC — 2023/06/15 0000h UTC
Voting period 2024/06/17 0000h UTC — 2024/07/01 0000h UTC



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

Name Manifesto Council Trustee Comrel QA Acceptance
ajak accepted
arthurzam accepted
dilfridge accepted
mgorny accepted
robbat2 accepted
sam accepted
soap accepted
ulm accepted
asturm no response
bkohler no response
floppym no response
graaff no response
rich0 no response
mattst88 declined
mpagano 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 1 June 2024 00H00 UTC to 15 June 2023 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 17 June 2024 00H00 UTC to 1 July 2024 00H00 UTC.
  • Only Gentoo developers may vote.
  • The list of Gentoo Developers is based on active membership by 1 June 2024 (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-202406 — This creates a new ballot in your homedir.
  • Edit the .ballot-council-202406 file and rank the candidates.
  • Once you're sure, run votify --verify council-202406 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-202406
  • 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 2023/2024 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 202406 full ranked list of candidates

Election turnout

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

  • Total voters:
  • Submitted ballots:
  • Turnout:

Election e-mails

Election Announcement