elections process
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Elections Process

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 22

Elections Process - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 352 Views
  • Uploaded on

Elections Process. You are the IEA-NEA. Proper conduction of elections is your responsibility !. Labor organizations are governed by the Landrum-Griffin Act. Resource Documents. Bylaws ---- Local, Region, State, and National For local elections- refer to local governing documents

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Elections Process' - Sophia


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
you are the iea nea
You are the IEA-NEA

Proper conduction of elections

is your

responsibility!

Labor organizations are governed by the Landrum-Griffin Act

resource documents
Resource Documents
  • Bylaws ---- Local, Region, State, and National
    • For local elections- refer to local governing documents
  • IEA-NEA Elections Handbook
    • The guide to local, region and state elections
  • Booklet on delegate requirements for NEA-RA
    • Sent to locals with more than 75 members (other locals are clustered by regions)
  • Robert’s Rules of Order
notice of state and national elections
NOTICE of State and National Elections
  • Must be mailed to each member’s home address not less than 15 days prior to the election
  • This requirement is taken care of by the dates being published in the ADVOCATE
  • Hold election on the published date
nomination process
Nomination Process
  • Be sure to allow enough time
  • Inform all members of the nomination procedure and deadline
declared elections
Declared Elections
  • Candidates may be declared elected if:
    • The number of candidates equals the number of positions available AND
    • No write-in provision is required by the governing documents
candidates
CANDIDATES
  • MUST NOT be involved in the election procedure
  • Can help in other elections
dues money
DUES MONEY
  • May NOT be used to promote any candidate over another
  • May be used to report action taken at a meeting, but not why someone was recommended over another person
ballot information
BALLOT INFORMATION
  • Must include
    • Office(s) or position(s) to be filled
    • Candidate(s) names
    • Voting instructions
    • Write-in provision???
mail ballot elections
Mail Ballot Elections
  • Mail at least 15 days prior to tally date
  • Use double envelope method
  • Include instructions
  • Remind voters that complete return addresses are required
remember
Remember
  • Follow your approved and published Election Plan
  • If not, the notice of a new timeline must be mailed to home address of every member
  • Plan for emergency school closing
absentee voting
Absentee Voting
  • Is allowed
  • Must be requested and voted prior to election date
  • Use a double envelope method

Secrecy is a must!

Proxy voting is not allowed

requirements
Requirements
  • All eligible members must be provided a reasonable opportunity to be nominated for and to vote in elections
  • Conduct the election even if no nominations are received
  • Fair Share members do not participate in the election process
  • Use a PRE-PRINTED SIGNATURE ROSTER
election procedures
Election Procedures

Voting must be

by secret ballot

Never leave ballots

unattended

  • NO VOICE VOTES
  • NO RAISING HANDS
  • NO CALLING IN VOTES
election tally
Election Tally
  • Must be done within7days of election
  • Candidates and/or Poll Watchers are allowed
  • Ballots must be secured
remember16
Remember
  • Ballots are valid when the intention of the voter is clear
  • Use valid votes cast to determine results (especially if you are conducting more than one election on a piece of paper)
run off elections
Run Off Elections
  • Follow timeline that was published in ADVOCATE
  • Conduct election in the same manner as the original
  • Have only one more candidate than the number of remaining positions available on the ballot
election results
Election Results
  • Report results within

7 days of tally

  • Use a consistent method for reporting all elections
  • Notify candidates, governing bodies and members
storage
Storage
  • Keep materials collected from buildings/locals separated
  • ALL election materials MUST be sealed and stored for one year
  • Destroy after one year from date of tally
election challenges
ELECTION CHALLENGES
  • Refer to all applicable governing documents
  • Check and follow all procedures and timelines
  • Delegate Challenges go to IEA Elections Committee
  • All others to IEA Review Board
questions
Questions????
  • Use available resources
    • IEA-NEA Elections Handbook
    • IEA-NEA Elections Committee Members and Staff Liaisons
    • IEA-NEA President’s Office
remember22
REMEMBER

You are the IEA-NEA

Conduct all elections properly and encourage all members to vote!!!!!!

ad