While I realize that changing the rules during a vote is irregular, the original rule to me seemed to be without any purpose. If it had a purpose, it seems that a misunderstanding of the ballot should be a stronger purpose than whatever original purpose
I can understand the purpose if you have >1 vote from different individuals in an org. Then the rule avoids having to litigate who is the legitimate rep for that org. But in the case of a misunderstanding, it seems an unnecessary restriction.
Maybe in the end, it will not matter, but if option B wins by 1 vote, based on a misunderstanding, I think the board will have to revisit the decision.
Just my thoughts.
On May 16, 2013, at 2:54 PM, "Christey, Steven M." <firstname.lastname@example.org
Today you sent two separate ballots to the Board list. Your first ballot, which was valid, seemed to prefer Option B, but then 2 hours later, you sent a DIFFERENT ballot that switched to Option A, and you changed your reasons.
According to the voting rules, the first valid vote from a Board member is used and cannot be reversed:
8. No changes to a vote will be accepted; no reclama.
While these rules are pretty clear, it would be useful to be clear about what your real intention was, and why the switch occurred.