Guterres, who was Portugal's prime minister from 1995 to 2002, had held the number-one spot in the previous five informal votes
, but the quick consensus decision took many diplomats by surprise.
Bulgaria's new UN chief nominee Kristalina Georgieva has said she is "relentless" and that makes her better placed than AntA[sup.3]nio Guterres, the fontrunner in the informal votes
among UN Security Council members.The remark follows her <a href="http://www.novinite.com/articles/176544/EU+Commission+VP+Accepts+UN+Top+Job+Nomination+from+Bulgaria">video statement in which he accepts the government's nomination.Georgieva has told Politico: aGuterres says the system is broke, not broken...
If there were too many informal votes
, the whole election might be rendered illegitimate.
"It might be much easier to put curbs on a content-based TLD that contained only adult entertainment." Recently, however, the FSC has begun taking informal votes
of its members to gauge interest in possibly supporting such a TLD in the future.
These are informal votes
to assess the mood or will of the board so that you can better direct the discussion and even the meeting as a whole.
This assisted new voters in understanding enrolling and voting procedure for the purpose of preventing any effective disenfranchisement caused by informal votes
(Jaensch et al.