NEA-Alaska/Retired Bylaw Change

Members will be voting on a  proposed bylaw change to bring the language into compliance with our current practice. 

Ballot opens:  Monday, December 16, 2013, 8 a.m.

Ballot closes:  Monday, January 20, 2014, 5 p.m.

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NEA-Alaska/Retired Bylaw Change.

Below is proposed bylaw change to bring the language into compliance with our current practice.  If passed, the language with the lines drawn through will be deleted and the underlined language will be added.  Please vote yes if you agree with the bylaw language change; please vote no if you disagree with the bylaw language change.

Section E, 2. Elections, a) Board of Directors

Election of officers and Directors-At-Large shall be by single transferable ballot.  Members shall mark their ballot in order of preference (1, 2, 3, etc.)  A candidate receiving a majority of the first choice votes shall be declared elected.  If no candidate received a majority of first choice votes, the candidate receiving the lower number shall be dropped and his/her ballots redistributed to the second choice marked thereon.  This procedure to continue until a candidate receives a majority of the ballots cast and is declared the winner.

The candidate who receives a majority of the votes cast is declared the winner.

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