Synthetix Elections – Nominations start Dec seventeenth

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Nominations for the subsequent epoch’s Synthetix Councils (Spartan, Grants, Treasury, and Ambassador Council) will open later this week, Dec seventeenth! The epoch lasts 4 months, from Jan 1st (prolonged from 3 months after SIP 287). Voting then begins on Dec twenty first and ends on Dec thirty first.

All elected council members will obtain a month-to-month stipend from the Synthetix Treasury of two,000 SNX monthly. Nominations are not on the Synthetix Discord; it’s now hosted on Learn the tutorial part to learn to nominate your self within the new UI.

Election Timeline

  • Dec seventeenth – Council nominations start
  • Dec twenty first – Council voting begins
  • Dec thirty first – Council voting ends, and nominations shut

Synthetix Governance – Election Module

The ElectionModule is part of the V3GM launch; it’s the first launch of the governance modules. There are FOUR situations of the ElectionModule Proxy – every representing one of many council our bodies (spartan council, ambassador council, treasury council, grants council)

Synthetix is but once more on the forefront of DeFi decentralization, and we’re past excited to unveil a characteristic that may revolutionize DeFi governance as we all know it.

Listed below are some fast notes on the brand new interface and the brand new election course of as a complete:

  • Nominees can join their pockets and nominate themselves
  • Pockets profiles are powered by (shout out to them), which helps populate the pockets profiles with off-chain metadata that’s saved through signing an off-chain message (their pockets profile can ONLY be edited in the event that they personal the pockets); an important metadata right here is that nominees can add their very own pitches.
  • Nominees can solely nominate for one of many FOUR councils
  • All of the ElectionModules make the most of a quadratic voting mechanism EXCEPT treasury council, which is linear
  • The ElectionModule makes use of a Merkle root tree to assist gather a consumer’s L1 voting energy (if relevant) and mix it with their L2 voting energy
  • All contract interactions (nominations and voting) are achieved on L2 Optimism Mainnet

Synthetix Council Particulars

Every of the councils at Synthetix serves a distinct and important position in operating the Synthetix protocol. Listed below are some fast particulars about every council.

Governing Our bodies

Quick Description

Treasury Council (4 Members)

The Treasury Council manages the Synthetix Treasury and offers funding to the opposite governance our bodies, CC stipend funds, and different discretionary incentives.

Spartan Council (8 Members)

The Spartan Council (SC) is the central governing physique of the Synthetix protocol. The SC votes on total enchancment proposals and parameter modifications.

Grants Council (5 Members)

The Grants Council is a value-based Synthetix elected physique whose final objective is to fund helpful and high-quality public items initiatives via grants, initiative bounties, or competitors prizes.

Ambassador Council (5 Members)

The Ambassador Council actively promotes and advocates for the pursuits of Synthetix within the total Ethereum (and DeFi) ecosystem.

Nominating Tutorial and Tips

Reminder – You possibly can solely nominate your self for one of many councils.

1) First, go to; you may be greeted with the varied governance our bodies of Synthetix and the present nominees. Join your pockets to proceed.

2) As soon as you have related your pockets (be sure to’re on Optimism), click on “Nominate Your self” for the council you are interested by. Then verify the on-chain transaction and look forward to it to substantiate.

3) As soon as confirmed, you may be introduced with a web page of the present nominees for the council you have nominated for.

Click on the three dots subsequent to “edit nomination,” then click on “edit profile” and add your pitch and different particulars you want voters to find out about your self.

Click on the three dots within the above image, subsequent to “edit nomination,” then click on “Edit Profile” so as to add particulars about your pitch and your self.

4) Click on the “Delegation Pitch” after which fill out your profile with a pitch for your self.

Click on the “Delegation Pitch” after which fill out your profile with a pitch for your self.

5) Fill out the “Edit Profile” part beneath. Any sections required will probably be marked as such. As soon as full, click on “Save Profile,” then signal the transaction.

Fill out the “Edit Profile” part beneath. Any sections required will probably be marked as such. As soon as full, click on “Save Profile,” then signal the transaction.

6) That is it! Your nomination will now characteristic your title, pitch, and all different vital info in a single easy-to-read and perceive dapp.

Say goodbye to Discord nominations; it was run, however this election module is the results of years of R&D. Synthetix is happy to be on the forefront of governance decentralization in DeFi.

SNXweave Spartan Council Panel

SNXweave will as soon as once more be internet hosting a LIVE panel to listen to from the Spartan Council incumbents and candidates and talk about hard-hitting questions posed by the neighborhood. Tune in to listen to them speak about their visions for Synthetix and what they will do as council members!

For those who’re planning on nominating for the Spartan Council, contact ProofofCake through discord so that you may be included within the panel!

Discord RSVP –

Election Voting Data

Voting will start on Dec 21 st and will probably be carried out within the new election module. There will probably be a subsequent announcement with detailed directions on tips on how to vote.

Any Questions?

In case you have additional questions in regards to the Synthetix Council elections, please be a part of us in Discord within the #governance channel.


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