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Jenkins Election 2021

Mark Waite
Mark Waite
October 25, 2021

Voter registration is now open for the 2021 Jenkins project elections. Two members of the governing board are up for election. Five officers are up for election.

How Do I Register to Vote?

register button

Click the "Register Here" button above or open in your browser.

You will need to register with either using an existing account (like a GitHub account) or by creating a new account dedicated to and then "Join" the "election-voter" group.

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Am I Eligible to Vote?

You’re eligible to vote if you have made at least one contribution to Jenkins before September 1, 2021. Contributions to Jenkins are recognized in many different forms, including:

  • Connect with other users through mailing lists or chat channels

  • Meet with other users in conferences or online meetups

  • Code improvements for Jenkins core, Jenkins plugins, or Jenkins infrastructure

  • Help other users through chat channels or mailing lists

  • Translate Jenkins software or other materials

  • Test Jenkins software interactively or with automation

  • Document Jenkins core, Jenkins plugins, or Jenkins infrastructure

  • Design Jenkins user interface, Jenkins artwork, or other Jenkins

  • Review changes to code or documentation that are submitted by others

  • Donate funds to help the project

If you’ve helped someone use Jenkins or a Jenkins derived product, you’re eligible to vote. If you’ve tested Jenkins interactively or with automation, you’re eligible to vote. If you’ve assisted at a Jenkins meetup or other Jenkins event, you’re eligible to vote.


Nominations for candidates are being accepted by the Jenkins election committee. Nominations will close at the end of the day, October 31, 2021. Nominees will be notified and will be asked to confirm that they are willing to serve if elected. The list of candidates for each position will be announced November 7, 2021.

Who Nominates a Candidate?

Anyone may propose a nomination. Nominations are being accepted for the following positions:

About the author

Mark Waite

Mark Waite

Mark is a member of the Jenkins governing board, a long-time Jenkins user and contributor, a core maintainer, and maintainer of the git plugin, the git client plugin, the platform labeler plugin, the embeddable build status plugin, and several others. He is one of the authors of the "Improve a plugin" tutorial.