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Local 211 Election  2018 Notice
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ELECTION NOTICE
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 standing.  

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.