[Freedomvote] Freedomvote for Bundestagswahl?

Nicolas Christener nicolas.christener at ch-open.ch
Tue Mar 28 06:46:36 CEST 2017

Hi Erik, *

On Mon, 2017-03-27 at 11:45 +0200, Erik Albers wrote:
> I was really sad to see this and would have loved to further invest in
> freedomvote. But seeing this coalition already getting active, I absolutely
> see no point in coming up with a parallel development for this
> Bundestagswahl.

Thank you for the update - I fully agree with you.

I only knew about the collaboration of the said parties regarding the election
in North Rhine-Westphalia (or at least that's what I understood) but it's
interesting to know, that this also spawns above Bundestagswahl.

> BUT: Next year are elections in Italy and we have an active group in Milano,
> that I think who could be interested in doing freedomvote as well. I propose
> to get in contact with them soon enough (which is also maybe around now)
> and run freedomvote for Italian elections?

Sounds great! I'm all in :D

Could you reach out to the group in Milano and connect them with us?

> > Because this election is mainly party centric, we would probably need to
> > refactor the code and support this kind of election type as a core
> > functionality.
> I think this would be in general useful. I am not sure, but I believe that
> most of the European elections are party-centric.
> Thank you very much for developing freedomvote and to come up with the idea
> of using it for the Bundestagswahl.

You're very welcome! Thanks all of you for your work and contribution to 
Free Software!

All the best,

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