Rhizome Commissions Rank Voting has started


Commissions Rank Voting has begun! All members can vote. Sign up for a Rhizome membership today!



Rank Voting: Sunday June 10, 2012 - Saturday June 30, 2012

In the second round, Rhizome members choose two Rhizome Commissions recipients from the pool of twenty-five or more finalists.

The results are determined by single transferable vote, also known as instant runoff voting. Each voter ranks the proposals from most favorite to least favorite. If a proposal has more than 50% of first-place votes after the initial tally, it becomes the winner. If not, the lowest-ranking proposal is removed from the list, and the votes are automatically tallied again.

Rhizome members are allowed to cast one vote per cycle, regardless of how many valid memberships they may have. We reserve the right to eliminate votes if we have reason to believe that they come from a member who is voting with more than one membership. Members who have submitted proposals are welcome to vote.

This year, Rhizome is placing a specific focus on projects geared that address social issues and/or promote individual advancement through education or participation. Our focus is not restricted to this theme, but it is a priority.

Rhizome will award ten grants: eight grants will be determined by a jury of experts in the field, and two will be determined by Rhizome’s membership through an open vote.