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2020 Moderator Election

nomination began
Oct 5, 2020 at 20:00
election began
Oct 12, 2020 at 20:00
election ended
Oct 20, 2020 at 20:00

On Stack Exchange, we believe the core moderators should come from the community, and be elected by the community itself through popular vote. We hold regular elections to determine who these community moderators will be.

Community moderators are accorded the highest level of privilege on our community, and should themselves be exemplars of positive behavior and leaders within the community.

Our general criteria for moderators is as follows:

  • patient and fair
  • leads by example
  • shows respect for their fellow community members in their actions and words
  • open to some light but firm moderation to keep the community on track and resolve (hopefully) uncommon disputes and exceptions

Every election has three phases:

  1. Nomination
  2. Primary
  3. Election

Please participate in the moderator elections by voting, and perhaps even by nominating yourself to be a community moderator!

Hi I would like to nominate myself for the moderator of this community.

I like to fix bugs and help others in fixing their bugs. It's challenging sometimes but after solving the satisfaction we get is unimaginable.

Go through my profile to know more about me and decide yourself :) .

I have been a member for about 8 years, mostly trying to answer questions, but also doing some review, editing and retagging and such. I have not been very active on Meta, mostly about tags and synonyms. I guess I know the site reasonably well now, so should be able to function as a moderator. And, as others have mentioned, I think it is important for this site that the election is a success!

I'm an experienced statiscian in both academic field and industry practice, l have the hobby of teaching and sharing, and I'd like to help people using intuitive scientific language to describe problems and solutions.

I'm nominating myself for a moderator position mostly because I want the election itself to succeed. (To wit, if there are not enough participants in the election, then the whole election fails.) The stats.SE moderators themselves requested this election; it seems they would like some help in keeping up with the responsibilities of running the site. Therefore, I would like for the election to succeed so that stats.SE keeps running smoothly.

I believe in taking a broad view of what is on-topic on stats.SE. Stats.SE is a place to discuss statistics in all of its flavors: probability, regression, time series, machine learning, neural networks, and more esoteric topics. This is part of what makes it such a great place to learn.

As a moderator, I hope that making the site work more smoothly will encourage more answerers to participate and help answer our unanswered questions.

Apparently there are hard character limits for nominations; I've written a lengthier answer about my nomination here:

This election is over.