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So, weren't we supposed to choose our mods near the end of the beta?

What's the status of this first class Stack Exchange feature?

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    Elections won't turn this site into anarchy as you wish. – Maniero Dec 29 '10 at 22:08
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    Expect few glitches, they are doing a pretty good job I think. However I agree that they are not enough and two or three additional moderators may help. – user2567 Dec 29 '10 at 23:27
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    @Pierre: New moderators is coming now. – Maniero Dec 30 '10 at 0:36
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    @Pierre 303: I think that this question alludes to the point that some people disagree with your first statement. I would be one of those people. – Steven Evers Dec 31 '10 at 4:55
  • @SnOrfus: I suppose existing mods will not be re-elected by default. If they propose themselves again, I'll upvote both bigown & chris. To summarize my view: I think they did some mistakes, like the ones you and I do everyday. We are all humans after all. If you compare those mistakes to the work they provided for us, for free and with pleasure, they are just "glitches". I believe those glitches happened because we had only 2 active moderators on different tz. With 5 or 6 of them, they will be able to talk to each other and make better decisions. – user2567 Dec 31 '10 at 11:52
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Mod elections will be held in the new year, though it make take a month or two -- we have a lot of sites that we need to run elections on and the election code is just out of beta

http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/12/stack-exchange-moderator-elections-begin/

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    Thanks, and can we be certain that elections won't cause anarchy as I wish? – Peter Turner Dec 29 '10 at 22:18
  • Will the elections be publicized on the main site or should we all be keeping a close eye on meta? – Adam Lear Dec 30 '10 at 14:01
  • @anna there are multiple site messages and a per-user message to eligible (>150 rep) uses once the final election starts. Oh, and a post on meta too. – Jeff Atwood Dec 31 '10 at 1:54

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