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Objectives: Requests for ADMINSHIP (RFA) within Wikipedia are primarily focused on the impact of the relationship between ADMINSHIP candidates and voters on RFA success. Very few studies, however, have investigated how candidates’ contributions may predict their success in the RFA process.

Methods/Statistical Analysis: In this examination, we look at the effect of substance and social commitments and in addition add up to commitments made by ADMINSHIP hopefuls on the group's general choice in the matter of whether to elevate the possibility to head.

Findings: We also assess the influence of clarity of contribution on RFA success. To do so, we collected data on 754 RFA cases and used logistic regression to test four hypotheses.

Application/Improvements: Our results highlight the important role that user contribution behaviors and activity history have on the user’s success in the RFA process. The outcomes additionally propose that residency and number of RFA endeavors assume a part in the RFA procedure. Our discoveries have suggestions for hypothesis and practice.


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