2018 Executive Committee (EC) Special Election
The 2018 Executive Committee (EC) Special Election process is now complete. The EC Elections process was
launched in June 2000. This election was hosted by Votenet and closed on 14 May 2018 at 11:59 PM
Pacific Daylight Time.
There was one Ratified Candidate Seat left vacant by NXP Semiconductors.
Congratulations to Alibaba for being elected as the new Ratified EC Member.
Alibaba will serve the remaining term until the fall of 2018.
Alibaba will take the seat on Thursday, 24 May 2018.
Voting Period: 1 - 14 May, 2018
Number of Eligible Voters: 756
Percent of Eligible Voters Casting Votes: 20.77%
|Candidate||Yes votes (%)||No votes (%)||Abstentions|
|Alibaba||126 (87)||19 (13)||12|
For more information about the candidate who ran for the 2018 Executive Committee Special Election, please visit the
2018 Executive Committee Special Election Nominee page.
TIMELINE FOR 2018 EC SPECIAL ELECTION
26 April 2018
Voter eligibility deadline
1- 14 May 2018
Ballot open for voting
15 May 2018
Special Election results available
24 May 2018
New EC Members from Special Election take office
ABOUT THE JAVA COMMUNITY PROCESS (JCP) EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES
Under the JCP 2.10 rules, there are 16 Ratified Seats, 6 Elected Seats, 2 Associate Seats
and the permanent seat held by Oracle America. Members serve 2-year terms that are staggered so
that 12 of the 24 seats are normally up for ratification/election each year.
The EC members guide the evolution of the Java technologies. The EC represents a cross-section
of both major stakeholders and other members of the Java Community. Duties are: select JSRs for
development, approve draft Specifications for Public Review, approve Final Specifications, review
TCK appeals, approve Maintenance revisions and possibly defer some features to a new JSR,
approve transfer of maintenance duties between members and provide guidance to the Program
Management Office (PMO). For more information on the EC, see the
Executive Committee Info page.
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