There are 3 seats up for election - two of which are regional and one that is open. We are ensuring that we clearly state the eligibility of each candidate in our communication. The easy way to describe it is that once the election results are in, we would look at the EMEA seat and take the top vote getter from all the candidates that were eligible for that EMEA seat. We do the same with the US seat and finally the top vote getter of all the remaining candidates gets the open seat.
As you realize, this is the first time we are running an election for regional seats -a big step forward towards implementing our global growth plan. We would love to hear feedback from the community on anything we can do to improve the process.
Thanks for your question and also for actively participating in the election process. I look forward to seeing you in Charlotte!