Wikipedia:Arbitration Committee Elections December 2014/Candidates
2014 Arbitration Committee Elections
The nomination statements of editors running in the 2014 Arbitration Committee elections appear below.
- Eligibility criteria
- An editor is eligible to stand as a candidate who:
- (i) has a registered account and has had at least 500 mainspace edits by 1 November 2014.
- (ii) is in good standing and not subject to active blocks or site-bans.
- (iii) meets the Wikimedia Foundation's criteria for access to non-public data or confirms in their election statement they will fully comply with the criteria.[note]
- (iv) has disclosed any alternate accounts in their election statements (legitimate accounts which have been declared to a member of the Arbitration Committee prior to the close of nominations need not be publicly disclosed).
- Statements must:
- (i) be submitted after 00:01 UTC on 9 November 2014 and until 23:59 UTC on 18 November 2014;
- (ii) not exceed a limit of 400 words[note] (although candidates are free to link to a longer statement if they wish);
- (iii) confirm that the candidate will fully comply with the criteria for access to non-public data;
- (iv) include a disclosure of all prior and alternate accounts or confirmation that all such accounts have been declared to the Arbitration Committee;
- (v) be created using the inputbox below, by appending your username to the existing text, clicking the button, and following the instructions.
An input box will appear here once nominations open.
Any volunteer who is chosen by any community process to be granted access rights to restricted data shall not be granted that access until that volunteer has satisfactorily identified himself or herself to the Foundation, which may include proof that such user is at least 18 and explicitly over the age at which they are capable to act without the consent of their parent in the jurisdiction in which they reside.
^ The mandatory disclosure of alternate accounts and declaration of intent to comply with the WMF identification policy are exempt from the 400-word limit, although candidates are encouraged to be concise.