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Summary: Freelancing Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on February 11 to bring in two more moderators.

For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta Stack Exchange. The timeline:

  • Between now and February 11, users can decide whether to nominate themselves. Users can also ask questions on meta for potential moderators to answer. (Use the and tags.)

  • During the nomination period, users may nominate themselves and answer any questions that might have been asked on meta.

  • On February 18, if there are three or more candidates, we'll run an election. If not, I'll simply appoint the candidates. (There's a small chance we'll need to remove a nomination, but I doubt that will come up.)

  • If there is an election, I'll announce the results on meta on February 26.

(Note for current moderators: there's no need to nominate yourself even though you'll likely get an email saying you should.)

If you have any questions about the process, please stick them in an answer here.

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