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# Python governance vote (December 2018)

As described in [PEP 8001](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8001/), the governance election has been completed.

The result is that **[PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft)](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8016/) has been selected as the winner**.

- - Supervisor: Ernest W. Durbin III <ernest@python.org>
- - Announced end of poll: 2018-12-17T12:00:00Z
- - Actual time poll closed: 2018-12-17T12:00:02Z
- - Authorized voters: 94 ([CPython core developers with a known email-address](https://github.com/python/voters/blob/bb4bceda896c38177e6d9c3c2437f63a5edb23dc/2018-12-01-governance-election.csv))
- - Actual votes cast: 62
- - Number of winning choices: 1
- - [Condorcet completion rule](https://civs.cs.cornell.edu/rp.html): Minimax

## Result

1. **[PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft)](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8016/)**
  - (Condorcet winner: wins contests with all other choices)

2. [PEP 8012: The Community Governance Model (Langa)](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8012/)
  - loses to PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft) by 40–22

3. [PEP 8011: Python Governance Model Lead by Trio of Pythonistas (Wijaya, Warsaw)](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8011/)
  - loses to PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft) by 37–20
  - loses to PEP 8012: The Community Governance Model (Langa) by 34–28

4. [PEP 8015: Organization of the Python community (Stinner)](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8015/)
  - loses to PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft)by 41–18
  - loses to PEP 8011: Python Governance Model Lead by Trio of Pythonistas (Wijaya, Warsaw) by 33–24

5. [PEP 8014: The Commons Governance Model (Jansen)](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8014/)
  - loses to PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft) by 50–9
  - loses to PEP 8015: Organization of the Python community (Stinner) by 38–18

6. [PEP 8010: The Technical Leader Governance Model (Warsaw)](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8010/)
  - loses to PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft) by 44–15
  - loses to PEP 8014: The Commons Governance Model (Jansen) by 30–28

7. [PEP 8013: The External Council Governance Model (Dower)](https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-8013/)
  - loses to PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft) by 55–6
  - loses to PEP 8010: The Technical Leader Governance Model (Warsaw) by 38–17

8. Further discussion
  - loses to PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft) by 57–4
  - loses to PEP 8013: The External Council Governance Model (Dower) by 32–29

### Result details

|          | PEP 8016 | PEP 8012 | PEP 8011 | PEP 8015 | PEP 8014 | PEP 8010 | PEP 8013 |Discussion|
|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|
| PEP 8016 | - |40 |37 |41 |50 |44 |55 |57 |
| PEP 8012 |22 | - |34 |33 |40 |40 |48 |48 |
| PEP 8011 |20 |28 | - |33 |42 |42 |52 |51 |
| PEP 8015 |18 |22 |24 | - |38 |36 |47 |48 |
| PEP 8014 | 9 |18 |16 |18 | - |30 |40 |38 |
| PEP 8010 |15 |20 |14 |22 |28 | - |38 |43 |
| PEP 8013 | 6 | 9 | 9 |12 |14 |17 | - |32 |
|Discussion| 4 |14 |10 |13 |23 |18 |29 | - |

### Ballot report

#### Choices

- - 0. PEP 8010: The Technical Leader Governance Model (Warsaw) (changelog)
- - 1. PEP 8011: Python Governance Model Lead by Trio of Pythonistas (Wijaya, Warsaw) (changelog
- - 2. PEP 8012: The Community Governance Model (Langa) (changelog)
- - 3. PEP 8013: The External Council Governance Model (Dower) (changelog)
- - 4. PEP 8014: The Commons Governance Model (Jansen) (changelog)
- - 5. PEP 8015: Organization of the Python community (Stinner) (changelog)
- - 6. PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft) (changelog)
- - 7. Further discussion

#### Ballots in randomized order

|0.|1.|2.|3.|4.|5.|6.|7.|
|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
|8|5|1|7|4|3|2|6|
|8|3|2|4|6|5|1|7|
|6|1|4|7|5|3|3|8|
|3|2|7|5|4|6|1|8|
|2|1|4|6|8|5|3|7|
|7|2|3|6|4|7|1|5|
|8|8|1|3|2|8|3|4|
|6|1|2|8|4|3|5|7|
|6|1|8|8|8|3|6|7|
|6|1|2|7|4|3|5|8|
|1|2|6|5|7|4|3|8|
|1|5|7|6|3|8|2|4|
|2|1|5|8|8|8|6|7|
|4|4|3|2|4|4|4|1|
|2|1|6|8|5|7|4|3|
|4|3|8|7|6|1|2|5|
|8|3|4|8|8|4|1|7|
|2|1|8|6|4|7|3|5|
|3|7|1|8|5|4|2|6|
|6|4|3|7|2|5|1|8|
|8|4|3|6|7|1|2|5|
|8|4|1|8|8|3|2|5|
|2|5|1|6|7|4|3|8|
|6|5|1|8|4|3|2|7|
|8|3|2|7|4|5|1|6|
|1|4|2|7|8|3|5|6|
|7|1|6|7|1|6|1|8|
|4|5|3|6|6|2|1|8|
|1|2|7|8|6|4|3|5|
|7|6|3|5|4|2|1|8|
|7|2|4|6|3|5|1|8|
|8|1|4|6|5|3|2|7|
|4|2|4|4|3|2|1|8|
|5|4|3|7|6|1|2|8|
|5|2|1|7|3|4|2|8|
|6|1|4|7|5|2|3|8|
|1|5|3|2|4|8|6|7|
|5|2|4|8|7|6|1|3|
|7|3|2|4|1|6|5|8|
|5|5|4|7|4|4|3|8|
|1|2|7|8|5|3|6|4|
|8|4|2|8|1|2|3|8|
|5|4|3|7|6|1|2|8|
|3|2|8|8|8|4|1|7|
|8|4|1|7|6|2|3|5|
|7|1|5|8|3|6|2|4|
|5|4|3|6|7|2|1|8|
|3|2|4|7|6|5|1|8|
|3|6|5|8|7|2|1|4|
|1|5|4|8|7|2|3|6|
|6|5|1|7|4|2|3|8|
|8|6|1|4|7|2|3|5|
|1|2|8|4|7|6|5|3|
|6|6|5|3|4|1|2|8|
|1|1|6|7|6|6|1|8|
|8|8|1|8|8|8|2|3|
|8|5|2|6|6|2|1|4|
|8|7|2|4|6|3|1|5|
|3|4|2|5|1|6|7|8|
|1|8|1|1|8|8|8|8|
|3|1|8|8|5|8|2|4|
|8|7|1|5|2|3|4|6|

#### Rank 1: PEP 8016: The Steering Council Model (Smith, Stufft) (6)
- - vs. 1 : (20 - 37)
- - vs. 2 : (22 - 40)
- - vs. 5 : (18 - 41)
- - vs. 0 : (15 - 44)
- - vs. 4 : (9 - 50)
- - vs. 3 : (6 - 55)
- - vs. 7 : (4 - 57) 

#### Rank 2: PEP 8012: The Community Governance Model (Langa) (2):
- - vs. 1 : (28 - 34)
- - vs. 5 : (22 - 33)
- - vs. 0 : (20 - 40)
- - vs. 4 : (18 - 40)
- - vs. 7 : (14 - 48)
- - vs. 3 : (9 - 48)

#### Rank 3: PEP 8011: Python Governance Model Lead by Trio of Pythonistas (Wijaya, Warsaw) (1):
- - vs. 5 : (24 - 33)
- - vs. 4 : (16 - 42)
- - vs. 0 : (14 - 42)
- - vs. 7 : (10 - 51)
- - vs. 3 : (9 - 52)
 
#### Rank 4: PEP 8015: Organization of the Python community (Stinner) (5):
- - vs. 0 : (22 - 36)
- - vs. 4 : (18 - 38)
- - vs. 3 : (12 - 47)
- - vs. 7 : (13 - 48) 

#### Rank 5: PEP 8014: The Commons Governance Model (Jansen) (4):
- - vs. 0 : (28 - 30)
- - vs. 7 : (23 - 38)
- - vs. 3 : (14 - 40) 

#### Rank 6: PEP 8010: The Technical Leader Governance Model (Warsaw) (0):
- - vs. 3 : (17 - 38)
- - vs. 7 : (18 - 43) 

#### Rank 7: PEP 8013: The External Council Governance Model (Dower) (3):
- - vs. 7 : (29 - 32) 

#### Rank 8: Further discussion (7):
- - vs. 3 : (32 - 29) 

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