A few notes on the polling process. Here in the East, the polling job is split between two people, Duchess Katherine Stanhope and me.
I handle the software side of the polls. I maintain the awards recommendation form and I put together the polls that the Royalty want.
Duchess Katherine handles distribution.
Each Order has *two* lists. One, the “Discussion list” is for Companions of the Order to discuss candidates and other issues pertinent to the Order. The second is the polling distribution list. That is where Duchess Katherine sends the polls. It is possible to sign up for one and not the other. To sign up for those lists, please visit this link:
Now, for the polls themselves. Continue reading