As mentioned in PEP 13 and the number of votes, I’d like to change PEP 13 to switch the council election to use (multiwinner) approval voting, which is the same thing as the PSF uses for the Board election. The difference is just that you can vote for as many of the candidates as you want, rather than limiting your votes to the number of seats up for election. You can still only vote for a specific candidate once.
The actual change to PEP 13 is very minimal: https://github.com/python/peps/pull/1197/files. PEP 13 doesn’t go into great detail about voting mechanisms, and I’m not inclined to change that. In the earlier thread on this topic Guido suggested giving the PR a few days to gather feedback before starting a vote, which I’ll do (despite the change only being two words). I’ll add an official vote to this thread in a few days, and it’ll last the required 2 weeks – which means this should be resolved before the November 1st deadline for the next elections.
[EDIT] the poll is now open: Amendment to PEP 13 to allow approval voting