Responses to a few of your points:
>It should be made
clear that expressing support
>for a nominee during the nomination procedure
>not limit a member to voting for that nominee should
>they become a
I fully agree with this - I think that ballots should be secret and
secure, without any restriction to a candidate supported in the self-nomination phase.
nomination process should not require publication
>of details of those supporting
any particular nominee,
>as this infringes members' privacy.
Given that votes will be secret, why not publish the lists of supporters of self-nomination
candidates? That would be a foolproof protection against fraud or manipulation.
I don't have a strong view either way, but I wonder what your response would be.
suitable auditting body should be appointed to
>oversee the fairness of the nomination
This is a central part of the overall election plan
-- it's currently the subject of study by the Election Committee. (See link
>Any requirements to publish information about
>conflicts of interest or otherwise, should also
to nominees considered by NOMCOM.
I fully agree. The campaign rules should
apply equally to all candidates, regardless of whether they were self-nominated or
chosen by the NomCom.