August 31, 2020
Notice of Election and Open Nominations for Union Executive Board!
The CPW-UAW Local 4100 Triennial Election to the union’s executive board will take place on September 23-24, 2020. The nomination period is now open and will close on September 12th at 5:00 pm EDT.
Every CPW-UAW Local 4100 member in good standing is considered automatically nominated for the Executive Board positions below. To be in good standing, you must sign a CPW-UAW Local 4100 membership card prior to accepting nomination. Each individual can accept nomination for 1 position. In order to do so, you must submit a written nomination acceptance within the (now open) nominations period. See details below.
- President (1 position)
- Vice President (1 position)
- Financial Secretary (1 position)
- Recording Secretary (1 position)
- Trustees (3 positions)
- Sergeant in Arms (1 position)
- Guide (1 position)
All positions above are elected for terms expiring in May 2023. Officers are allowed to vacate their positions before the end of their terms, in which case the Elections Committee would hold a vacancy election. Click here to read more about the responsibilities of the nine (9) Executive Board Officer positions.
To accept nomination for one of the above positions, you must send your acceptance in an email to the Elections Committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by mail to:
CPW-UAW Local 4100 Elections Committee, c/o UAW Region 9A
256 W. 38th Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Acceptances must be received by mail or email no later than September 12th at 5:00 pm EDT. The written statement of acceptance should state how the nominee wishes their name to appear on the ballot.
Candidate Statements and Campaign Rules
Members accepting nomination may also submit a candidate statement (up to 250 words) to the Elections Committee that must be received by the nomination deadline of September 12th at 5:00 pm EDT. Candidates may also submit a photo, which must have a square aspect ratio and be at least 200×200 pixels in resolution. In the case of contested positions, statements will be posted on the Local Union website no later than September 14th.
Candidates and those campaigning for them are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the rules governing elections and campaigns based on UAW and legal procedures. The Elections Committee has put together a summary of relevant campaign rules.
Voting will take place online September 23-24. Instructions for online voting will be emailed to all members before the voting and will be posted soon on www.columbiapostdocunion.org.
Election Dates, Times, and Location
If only one candidate accepts nomination for a position, that position will be uncontested and will be automatically filled. For contested positions, a candidate must receive a majority of votes to win.
Election Location: Online
Election Start Date: 8:00 AM EDT on September 23, 2020
Election End Date: 9:00 PM EDT on September 24, 2020
If no candidate receives a majority of the votes for a position, a runoff election will be held on October 5-6. Voting will take place online.
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CPW-UAW Local 4100 Elections Committee