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10.2.2 Unless specifically indicated otherwise, members may nominate themselves as a candidate for election. Where self-nomination is not permitted, nomination must be by another member. The following elected positions do not allow self-nomination: ???
the latter part is to deal with dual seconding, which just sounds silly, and ends up people using terminology of seconding and thirding
If we want to make sure 2 other members in good standing are behind a candidate, just exclude them from self nomination, so we have a nominator and a second ??
As to which positions should NOT allow self-noms, or in other words need 2 seconds, up until recently we've had none. Now there is proposal that party leader is such a position.
NOTE: this is actually a critically important clause as it deals with current issues relating to election of leader. if ??? becomes <none>, then we clearly disagree with the current procedures laid down for party leader.
additional: if 5.3 states 'Any member may stand as a candidate in such elections.' and we put a clause that requires a candidate being seconded, should 5.3 have that sentence stripped. Is 'Any member may stand as a candidate in such elections.' incompatible with the seconding process? This is also critically important as it deals wiith current issues
edit: removed good standing mentioned, and added to next clause for any who saw this before the edit