Stefano Zacchiroli is Debian's New Project Leader

Apr 19, 2010

Debian developers have elected Italian Stefano Zacchiroli, alias Zack, as their new project leader.

Zacchiroli won the election, which was run using the Condorcet ranked voting method, with 14.11 points over his rivals Margarita Manterola, Wouter Verhelst and Charles Plessy. Second place went to Verhelst (9.62 points), third place to Manterola (7.62) and fourth place to Plessy (1.19).
Zacchiroli replaces Steve McIntyre, who had the active DPL role since 2008 and decided not tor run for a third term. Details on the DPL election are on the Debian homepage.

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  • Error in article

    There's a mistake in the article -- Margarita Manterola beat Wouter Verhelst.

    See the graph on (or read the long explanation there of what the numbers mean).
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