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PEP 8103 -- 2022 Term steering council election

Title:2022 Term steering council election
Author:Ewa Jodlowska <ewa at>, Ee W. Durbin III <ee at>, Joe Carey <joe at>
Sponsor:Barry Warsaw <barry at>


This document describes the schedule and other details of the December 2021 election for the Python steering council, as specified in PEP 13. This is the steering council election for the 2022 term (i.e. Python 3.11).

Election Administration

TBD: Determine election administrators


There will be a two-week nomination period, followed by a two-week vote.

The nomination period shall be: November 1, 2021 through November 16, 2021 12:00 UTC (The end of November 15, 2021 Anywhere on Earth).

The voting period shall be: December 1, 2021 12:00 UTC through December 16, 2021 12:00 UTC (The end of December 15, 2021 Anywhere on Earth).


Candidates must be nominated by a core team member. If the candidate is a core team member, they may nominate themselves.

Nominees (in alphabetical order):

  • TBD

Withdrawn nominations:

  • TBD

Voter Roll

All active Python core team members are eligible to vote. Active status is determined as described in PEP 13 and implemented via the software at python/voters [1].

Ballots will be distributed based on the The Python Voter Roll for this election [1].

While this file is not public as it contains private email addresses, the Complete Voter Roll by name will be made available when the roll is created.

Election Implementation

The election will be conducted using the Helios Voting Service.



These details are subject to change.

Short name: 2022-python-steering-council

Name: 2022 Python Steering Council Election

Description: Election for the Python steering council, as specified in PEP 13. This is steering council election for the 2022 term.

type: Election

Use voter aliases: [X]

Randomize answer order: [X]

Private: [X]

Help Email Address:

Voting starts at: December 1, 2021 00:00 UTC

Voting ends at: December 16, 2021 12:00 UTC

This will create an election in which:

  • Voting is not open to the public, only those on the Voter Roll may participate. Ballots will be emailed when voting starts.
  • Candidates are presented in random order, to help avoid bias.
  • Voter identities and ballots are protected against cryptographic advances.


Question 1

Select between 0 and - (approval) answers. Result Type: absolute

Question: Select candidates for the Python Steering Council

Answer #1 - #N: Candidates from Candidates_ Section


  • TBD

Complete Voter Roll

Active Python core developers

  • TBD
[1](1, 2) This repository is private and accessible only to Python Core Developers, administrators, and Python Software Foundation Staff as it contains personal email addresses.