We need more members to be a part of our Election Committee!! Please join us!!

Local 706 Members
-  By July 2018 we will be starting the process for the 2019-2021 Elections.  If you wish to be a part of the Election Committee please email President Cabral Ebert- susan@ialocal706.org, advising  her of your  interest.   To be eligible you must be a member in good standing and eligible for appointive office. See below for job duties.

Constitution Article 5, Section 3

(a) The Election Committee shall consist of five (5) members in good standing and eligible for appointive office under the International and this Local Union Constitutions, appointed by the President and approved by the Executive Board in accordance with Article III, Sections 4 (f) and (g) of this Local Union Constitution.  Any member in good standing wishing to be considered for appointment to the Election Committee shall apply in writing after the First Quarter Quarterly General Membership Meeting of the election year and before or at the Second Quarter Quarterly General Membership Meeting of the election year.

(b)The Election Committee shall determine whether each nominee for Local Union office meets the eligibility criteria to run for that office.  Any member seeking to accept a nomination shall have the burden of demonstrating to the Election Committee her/his eligibility.  To run for office, a nominee must be eligible to run for elective office as of the date of the Third Quarter Quarterly General Membership Meeting in August, or any duly extended date, which is the close of the nomination period. 

(c) The Election Committee shall hear and decide the complaint of any member challenging the conduct of the nomination process. For purposes of challenges to the nomination process, the Election Committee shall be considered a trial committee under Articles 16 and 17 of the International Constitution or any successor provisions thereto.

(d) The Election Committee shall supervise the balloting process.

(e) The Election Committee shall hear and decide in the first instance the complaint of any member challenging the conduct of the balloting process.  For purposes of challenges to the balloting process, the Election Committee shall be considered a trial committee under Articles 16 and 17 of the International Constitution or any successor provisions thereto.

(f) Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all election-related complaints shall be heard in the first instance by the Executive Board or such of its members as are not affected thereby and it shall have authority to remedy any such violation to the fullest extent allowable, including modification of any dates or deadlines herein.

(g) All election-related complaints or challenges shall be submitted to the Secretary-Treasurer in duplicate and in writing and shall conform, to the extent practicable, to the formal requirements for charges against members in Article 16 of the International Constitution or any successor provision thereto.  All appeals from a decision on an election-related complaint or challenge shall be appealed in accordance with Article 17 of the International Constitution or any successor provisions thereto.

(h) All election-related complaints or challenges are subject to the fifteen (15) day time limit for filing and for appeals from any decision by a lower tribunal to a higher tribunal set forth in Article 17 of the International Constitution or any successor provision thereto. 





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