Nominations of candidates will be held on the first regular union meeting in May 2012 at 7:30pm as set forth by the Financial Secretary-Treasurer. Names of the nominated members shall be recorded at the time of nomination by the Financial Secretary-Treasurer/Recording Secretary and shall be placed on the ballot in alphabetical order. Chick here for a list of all ATU757 elected Offices.
The eligibility and qualifications of officers and delegates shall be in compliance with the Constitution and General Laws. The person must be on the payroll and drawing wages from a job covered by a Local Division collective bargaining agreement, or employed by the Division, sickness excepted.
No member is eligible to hold office in the Division who has not been a member in good standing for at least two (2) years as of the date of the month in which the nomination meeting is held.
If only one candidate is nominated for any office, the Financial Secretary-Treasurer/Recording Secretary shall be instructed to cast a unanimous ballot for the candidate. The President-Business Representative shall then declare him/her duly and legally elected, and the name shall also appear upon the ballot. No member’s name shall be placed on the ballot unless the member was in attendance at the meeting in person when the member was nominated or has signified in writing willingness to accept the nomination for the position for which nominated.
Election ballots are to be counted no sooner than 20 days nor later than 25 days from the meeting at which nominations were made. To be valid, ballots must be received by 9:00am at the post office box on the day specified for the counting of ballots. Only those ballots returned by U.S. mail will be valid.