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Ballot SC49: Special Election for Server Certificate Working Group Vice-Chair

Voting Results

The voting on ballot SC49 has completed, and the ballot has passed. Congratulations to Doug Beattie, elected the new Vice-Chair of the Server Certificate Working Group!

Certificate Issuers

24 votes total

  • 24 Yes votes: Actalis, Amazon, Buypass, Certum (Asseco), D-TRUST, DigiCert, Disig, eMudhra, Entrust, E-TUGRA, Firmaprofesional, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, Izenpe, JPRS, Kamu SM, OISTE, Sectigo, SwissSign, Telia Company, TrustCor, SecureTrust, Visa
  • 0 No Votes
  • 0 Abstentions

Certificate Consumers

3 votes total, with no abstentions

  • 3 Yes votes: Cisco, Microsoft, Mozilla
  • 0 No votes
  • 0 Abstentions

Bylaws Requirements

  1. Bylaw 2.3(f) requires:
  • A “yes” vote by two-thirds of Certificate Issuer votes and by 50%-plus-one of Certificate Consumer votes. Votes to abstain are not counted for this purpose. This requirement was MET for Certificate Issuers and MET for Certificate Consumers.
  • At least one Certificate Issuer and one Certificate Consumer Member must vote in favor of a ballot for the ballot to be adopted. This requirement was MET.
  1. Bylaw 2.3(g) requires that a ballot result only be considered valid when “more than half of the number of currently active Members has participated”. Votes to abstain are counted in determining quorum. Half of the currently active members at the start of voting was 14, so the quorum was 15 for this ballot. This requirement was MET.


The following motion has been proposed by Server Certificate Working Group Chair Jos Purvis of Cisco.

Purpose of Ballot

The purpose of this special ballot is to confirm the new Vice-Chair of the Server Certificate Working Group.

Ballot Contents

Motion begins

In accordance with Bylaw 4.1(c), Doug Beattie representing GlobalSign is hereby elected Vice-Chair of the Server Certificate Working Group for a term commencing on 1 November 2021 and continuing through 31 October 2023.

Motion ends

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