“As far as I can see the two
things that need to be done are:
1) Define a single time with
respect to UTC for all future elections that proxies must be assigned by.
My suggestion would be UTC+12
which, I think, should be 17.00 at the most westward point of the APNIC region.
(ie. the end of the usual business day). This is quite arbitrary
but as long as everyone knows and it's on the APNIC webpage it won't be an
issue in future. This means that if someone hears "17.00" then
they will get their proxies in on time no matter where they are.
2) That scrutineers are
nominated ahead of time so that any issues with their impartiality are clearly
I agree with your suggestions and shall be the responsibility of
the independent electoral body constituted at the time of announcement of
What is your opinion about the following:
voting rights to each member of APNIC
Regards and best wishes