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For this motion there are 11 active arbitrators, not counting 2 who are inactive and 1 who has abstained or recused, so 6 support or oppose votes are a majority.

Every so often, it becomes reasonable to terminate sanctions that are no longer necessary,

@L235: Can you clarify if Yunshui explicitly removed his support for this motion? He was active at the time of his vote and comments. I don't see why his retirement would affect his position on the matter. Mike VTalk 23:18, 7 November 2015 (UTC)

The Arbitration Committee of the English Wikipedia has the following duties and responsibilities:
2. To hear appeals from blocked, banned, or otherwise restricted users;
For this motion there are 14 active arbitrators, so 8 support or oppose votes are a majority.

It seems like the lion's share of the workload might fall to UTRS but I'm having a hard time finding out who is in that group, what its process is and who composes the group. Wikipedia:Unblock Ticket Request System is short of information that might be of concern to any blocked editors who are thinking of submitting an appeal. This deficiency lies outside this motion but I think more transparency about UTRS would be welcome. Liz Read! Talk! 19:04, 12 November 2015 (UTC)