[NA-Discuss] Motion to replace voters for Board Seat election
alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Thu Feb 13 17:26:58 UTC 2014
Garth, here is a motion that I bleeive will be useful for replacing
the ALAC members who are not allowed to vote for them selves
according to the ICANN Bylaws and the ALAC Rules of Procedure.
For reference, the ICANN Bylaws can be found at
http://www.icann.org/en/about/governance/bylaws#VI and the ALAC Rules
of Procedure at are linked to at
The following motion references the required rules and also allows
for the Board seat candidate to withdraw prior to the election and
not lose his/her franchise.
Whereas XXX is currently a Member of the ALAC from the North American Region;
Whereas XXX is a candidate for the ICANN Board seat 15 in the 2014 selection;
Whereas the ALAC Rules of Procedure specify that under normal
conditions, ALAC members constitute part of the Board Seat electorate;
Whereas the ICANN Bylaws Article VI, Section 4.2 forbid a candidate
to participate in the Board Seat selection process;
Whereas the ALAC Rules of Procedure section 19.10.1 specify that in
such a situation, the RALO will name a replacement for the purposes
of the vote;
Whereas YYY has been identified as a suitable replacement voter and
is willing to serve;
Therefore, in the event that XXX is a candidate for Board Seat 15 at
the start of the formal voting process as detailed in the ALAC Rules
of Procedure section 19.11, YYY is appointed to act as a replacement
for XXX in this vote.
If your vote is to select among several alternatives, the last
Whereas and the Therefore would need to be suitably modified.
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