I am concerned about the deletion of at least several comments that have been made on the 2013 Moderator Election nominations page. What is going on here?
I had posted a fairly innocuous comment on Josh Petrie's nomination (which had a few upvotes), endorsing said nomination. It is no longer there.
If there is manual moderation being done on the comments posted to the election page, could the moderators responsible step forward and justify their actions?
If the comments have been deleted through flag-spamming, is it possible to (A) tell us if this is the case, (B) restore them, and (C) do something to stop this happening in the future?
If these comments are being deleted through some other process... what is that process?
I am strongly of the opinion that a fair election should involve a very light hand in moderating comments associated with that election.