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Current election participation status is:

Election closes in 3 days.

387 voters were eligible, 186 visited the site during the election, 115 visited the election page, and 60 voted

This is about 15% participation - Should we be worried or is this normal?

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Just checked the other elections; Drupal Answers's election is pretty average, even on the high side for visits:

Election         | Visited %   | Voted %
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Mathematics 1*   | Unavailable |     44%
CS Theory        |         49% |     40%
GIS              |         49% |     38%
WordPress        |         42% |     31%
Physics          |         41% |     27%
TeX - LaTex      |         35% |     23%
SharePoint       |         32% |     22%
Stats            |         31% |     22%
Mathematics 2    |         37% |     21%
Ask Ubuntu       |         28% |     19%
Apple            |         25% |     16%
Gaming 1         |         22% |     16%
English          |         23% |     15%
Database Admin.  |         23% |     15%
Photography      |         23% |     15%
Cooking          |         20% |     15%
Electrical Eng.  |         24% |     14%
Game Development |         23% |     13%
Unix & Linux     |         21% |     13%
Bicycles         |         21% |     13%
Programmers      |         21% |     12%
IT Security      |         19% |     12%
Gaming 2         |         33% |     11%
Stack Overflow 1 |         32% |     11%
Pro Webmasters   |         15% |     11%
DIY              |         16% |      9%
Server Fault     |         15% |      8%
Stack Overflow 2 |         25% |      7%
Android          |         11% |      7%
Super User       |         11% |      5%
Web Apps*        | Unavailable | Unavailable
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Mean             |         27% |     17%
Median           |         24% |     15%
Mode             |         23% |     15%

Notes:

  • The first Mathematics election was during the election system trial run and only recorded the voted percentage.
  • Web Apps only had three candidate for three slots, so they effectively ran unopposed and were automatically elected
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  • Thanks for the info Mark - Btw how did you get the data? – googletorp Jan 23 '12 at 12:24
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    @googletorp I manually went to each election page. :) – user7 Jan 23 '12 at 12:46

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