LOCAL 211 SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
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|Local 211 Nomination Petition
Local 211 Nomination Petition
For this petition to be valid, the candidate must sign the petition indicating his or her willingness to accept the
I, the undersigned, declare that I am willing to be nominated and willing to serve, if elected, to the office of
_____________________________ of NABET-CWA Local 211.
(NABET-CWA Local 211 office candidate is running for)
We, the undersigned members of NABET-CWA Local 211 nominate ________________________, for the office
(Candidate name) (NABET-CWA Local 211 Office)
* By Virtue of their election the local officers shall represent Local 211 as delegates, alternates or observers at
the NABET-CWA Constitutional Convention, CWA Constitutional Convention or the Regional Advisory Board
Meetings. The President shall be the 1st delegate, the Treasurer will be the 2nd delegate. In the case that the
President or Treasurer are not able to attend, the Vice President and Secretary will be the delegates.
SIGNATURES & LEGIBLE TYPED OR PRINTED NAME REQUIRED
Printed or typed name Signature Date
* 2 signatures are required for Production/News/Operations/Engineering stewards from your local classification
units ONLY that are members in good standing.
* 2 signatures are required for Chief Stewards within your local bargaining units that are members in good
* 5 signatures are required for the offices of Local President, Local VP, Local Treasurer or Local Secretary of the
local that are members in good standing.
All forms must be returned to the Election committee BEFORE
May 24, 2018
NABET-CWA LOCAL 211
NABET-CWA Local 211 Members who wish to run for election as one of the following offices listed below may
obtain nominating petitions from the NABET-CWA Local Elections Committee or download it at the NABET211.
ORG website. http://www.nabet211.org Petitions MUST BE returned before May 24, 2018. Offices up for
election in 2018:
Local Vice President, Local Treasurer,
WSTM Chief Steward, WSTM Operations Steward,
WSYR Chief Steward, WSYR Production Steward
Candidates must be active NABET-CWA Local 211 members in good standing (as listed below) for at least three
(3) years immediately preceding nomination for Local President, Local VP, Local Treasurer, Local Secretary,
WSYR Chief Steward and WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH Chief Steward. Candidates for WSYR Production Steward,
WSYR News Steward, WSYR Engineering Steward & WSTM/WSTQ Operations Steward & WSTM/WSTQ News
Steward must be active NABET-CWA Local 211 members in good standing (as listed below) for at least one (1)
year immediately preceding nomination. Nomination procedures are specified in Article VI of the NABET-CWA
Local By-Laws Effective July 2016. Candidates running for Local President, Local VP, Local Treasurer or Local
Secretary must receive five(5) signatures from members of the local in good standing. Candidates running for
Chief Steward of their respective bargaining unit must receive two (2) signatures from their bargaining unit from
members of the local in good standing. Candidates running for Production/Engineering/News/Operations
steward must receive two (2) signatures from ONLY members of their classification unit who are members in good
Each nomination must be made by petition signed by no fewer than the amount listed on the candidate petition
determined by the office a candidate is running for. All signatures must be members in good standing and
signed by the candidate to signify acceptance of the nomination.
In the event that two or more candidates are nominated for an office, voting will be conducted by U.S. Mail as
outlined in Article VII of the NABET-CWA Local 211 Local By-Laws Effective June 2016. The ballots will be
mailed out June 4, 2018 to all active members in good standing to their mailing address on file with the Local.
Members will have at least 15 days to return their ballots to a P.O. Box designated by the Election Committee.
Ballots will be counted no later than (5) five days after ballots are due. Ballots received after the due date, but
prior to the tabulation of results by the elections committee shall not be counted.
A member will be considered in good standing if he or she has signed a dues check-off form or has paid all dues
and any assessments or fines through April 30, 2018 and if these payments have been received by NABET-CWA
Local 211 by May 7, 2018.
In the event that any local office up for election is uncontested, the single nominee shall be declared elected, and
there shall be no secret ballot by U.S. mail.
Nomination petitions MUST be returned to an Election Committee member BEFORE May 24, 2018 to be eligible
to run for elected office. Candidates who are elected will begin a 3-year term on the NABET-CWA Local 211
Executive Board starting October 1, 2018 & after this election has been certified by the elections committee.
NABET-CWA Local 211 Election committee members for 2018 are: Scott Haight, Quindell Williams. Committee
Chairman is Tom Cunningham.
Received by ________________________ Date ___________ Time_________