[Ravensfort] Fw: Official Baronial Polling Timeline
David R. Hoffpauir
env_drh at shsu.edu
Mon Nov 7 08:57:51 PST 2005
This may post up twice as it was cc'd to the list. However, if Modius is
not a RF list subscriber, there would be lag for admin approval. Since it's
all a bit time critical, I am forwarding...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Erik Langhans" <ELanghans at khou.com>
To: <Ravensfort at ansteorra.org>; <env_drh at shsu.edu>
Cc: <seneschal at ansteorra.org>; <sweinnet at ansteorra.org>;
<lddevin03 at yahoo.com>
Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 9:40 AM
Subject: Official Baronial Polling Timeline
> Please have this posted to the Raven's Fort website and distribute widely.
> Timeline for Raven's Fort Baronial Polling & Selection
> Thurs, Nov 2, 2005:
> Informational populace meeting.
> Tues, Nov 13, 2005:
> Deadline to declare baronial candidate status, no new entrants allowed.
> Final letters of intent by baronial candidates due to TRM & TRH via email.
> Wed, Nov 15, 2005:
> Final opinion poll form with candidate names posted to Raven's Fort web
> site. Brief single page candidate letters with full contact info gets
> posted web site. Dec edition of Quoth goes to press. All materials by
> officers and populace due.
> Fri, Nov 18, 2005:
> Dec edition of Quoth gets mailed with the final opinion poll form and with
> candidate names and their brief single page candidate letters. (Note:
> these are the same as those found on the Raven's Fort web site.)
> Sat, Nov 19, 2005
> All baronial candidates meet 1-on-1 with TRM & TRH at Bordermarch Melees.
> Mon, Nov 21, 2005
> Have you sent your emails to TRM & TRH concerning your thoughts and
> commentary regarding the baronial candidates? If not, please do so ASAP.
> Thurs, Dec 1, 2005
> THE BIG DAY. Opinion Poll Day. 7pm. The location is the same place
> populace meetings are held, Huntsville Fire Station #2 located at 2109 Sam
> Houston Ave. The Kingdom Seneschal will be there to conduct the opinion
> poll with His Royal Majesty Jason in attendance. If King Jason can be
> there for your polling, you should really try to make it.
> Fri, Dec 9, 2005
> All final opinion poll forms/proxies are due via mail to the Kingdom
> Seneschal. All final emails concerning your thoughts and commentary
> regarding the baronial candidates are due to TRM & TRH.
> Mid-Dec 2005
> By mid-month TRM & TRH plan to announce their final decision, perhaps even
> as early as Stargate Yule. TRM & TRH do not want to rush their decision
> process and want to have enough time to read each and every one of your
> opinion poll forms as well as your emails
> Sat, Jan 15, 2006
> TRM & TRH officially invest the new Baron & Baroness of Raven's Fort. I
> urge that as many of you try to attend as possible to lend support. This
> is a big occasion. Party and a dress.
> Requests & Clarifications:
> Candidate Discussion
> Please try to avoid candidate discussion on the lists. I have asked the
> moderator to step in if bashing starts. If you have questions of the
> baronial candidates, please contact the baronial candidates directly via
> email, not to the list. Ask questions of the candidates. Become
> comfortable with each candidate. If you have specific questions, ask them
> directly to the candidates.
> Candidate Meetings at Bordermarch
> If baronial candidates have an overwhelming reason not to be available to
> meet with TRM & TRH at Bordermarch Melees on Sat, Nov 19, 2005, they must
> make an effort to meet with TRM in Houston before Thurs, Dec 1, 2005.
> Mailed Opinion Poll Forms/Proxies
> Signed written opinion poll proxies will be acceptable if they are fully
> filled out, signed and are accompanied by a letter explaining the pressing
> and dire issue that keeps them from attending the physical polling on
> Thurs, Dec 1, 2005. These should only be mailed directly to the Kingdom
> Seneschal whose address is inside the front cover of the Black Star.
> Who May Fill Out an Opinion Poll
> Everyone from member to non-member to resident to non-resident. If you
> are a member please bring your membership card with you to the Polling on
> Dec 1, 2005.
> Numbers from Opinion Poll/Results
> The results of this baronial opinion poll will not be made public. This
> is the norm for opinion polls conducted in Ansteorra. The results of this
> opinion poll will be shared only with the Kingdom Seneschal, the Crown,
> and the Coronet. It will be shared with absolutely no one else, not the
> candidates, not the V&V, not the populace, no one. If anyone hints they
> know the numbers, they are not from this plane of existence.
> The Crown & Their Heirs
> Any emails concerning your thoughts and commentary regarding the baronial
> candidates should be emailed directly to TRM at crown at ansteorra.org and to
> TRH at coronet at ansteorra.org, NOT to the Kingdom Seneschal.
> Understand, please, that this "poll" is a measure of your opinions, not a
> "vote." It will be the Crown's and solely the Crown's choice in
> consultation with their Heirs, the Prince & Princess.
> Any Other Questions
> Contact me directly at seneschal at ansteorra.org or via cell at
> Kingdom Seneschal
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