Season 6 Elections: Code of Conduct Council

Season 6 Elections: Code of Conduct Council


If renewed, Code of Conduct Members will be elected by the Token House in Special Voting Cycle #23b, which runs from June 13th - June 19th at 19:00 GMT.

Those that would like to nominate themselves for these roles must fill out the below template and post here by June 5th at 19:00 GMT.

Anyone is able to self-nominate at any point, but there is no guarantee to be an election until a budget renewal proposal passes a Token House vote on May 29th.

The Foundation will facilitate a town hall with all eligible candidates the following week, before elections take place.

There is no minimum voting power requirement to be a Member but all members must have completed GravityDAO’s conflict resolution training (online or live) by the start of Season 6.

Representatives should only serve in one elected position per Season. There are no term limits for representatives, but they may be implemented in the future if the need arises.


Code of Conduct Council Self-Nomination Template

Please keep your answers as concise as possible while conveying all relevant information.

If you are a delegate, please provide the link to your delegate commitment:

If you are a delegate, please indicate what % of votable supply is delegated to you: (voting power can be referenced here.)

If you are a delegate, please indicate your voting participation rate in OP governance to date: (You may link to your profile on Karma, if applicable.)

Please link to your voting history and any voting rationale you’ve shared: (You may link to your Snapshot and/or Agora profile for voting history. You may link to your delegate communication thread, or any other medium you use to communicate with your delegators, to share your voting rationale.)

Have you attended GravityDAO’s conflict resolution training?:

If so, what was the most impactful learning you took away from this training?:

Please demonstrate any non-Optimism experience you believe is relevant to this role:

Have you previously served in a representative (appointed or elected) role in the Collective? If so, please specify which:

Please outline your contributions, and their impact, to the Optimism ecosystem to date:

Please disclose any anticipated conflicts of interest: If you are a top 25 delegate in another ecosystem, hold an elected position in another DAO, and/or are a multisig signer in another community please disclose here.

Please verify that you understand you may be removed from this role via the Representative Removal proposal type in the Operating Manual:

Please verify that you understand KYC will be required to receive Council rewards at the end of Season 6:

Please verify that you are able to commit ~5 hours / week to Council Operations:


What Does This Mean for Delegates?

Token House Code of Conduct Council Members will be elected via approval voting in Special Voting Cycle #23b (full details in the Season 6 Reflection Period Guide.) Approval voting is a mechanism that allows each delegate to vote for as many nominees as they choose with equal voting power. The nominees with the highest percentage of approval votes will be elected to the Council. Please note this policy in Optimist Expectations:

In the case of approval/ranked choice elections, delegates may vote for themselves, so long as they also cast votes for the remaining elected positions.

Example: I can vote for my own candidacy on the Growth Experiments committee, so long as I also cast 4 additional votes (a total of 5 votes, as there are 5 open positions on the sub-committee.)

Please note the above outlined voting mechanism is subject to change depending on Council structure and number of eligible candidates.

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