Nominations finished a few hours ago. Now https://japanese.stackexchange.com/election lands immediately on the "election" tab and we can vote already.
The election page says
Every election has three phases:
What's the "primary phase" of the election? Was it skipped on purpose (for example, because the nomination phase was extended), or is this another of the hiccups with our elections? (in which case I'm sorry to be the one to point it out...)