Local 1-S Elections
Elections include: (but not limited to)
Tabled Officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Human Right Advocate)
Executive (Chief Stewards)
The election committee is notified of an upcoming election
Nominations are requested by
in person - typically if election is to be held at a meeting
Election is conducted by members of the election committee
electronically - using Election Buddy
paper ballots - if during a meeting or a ratification vote
Results are posted and members are notified in a timely fashion following the close of the voting.
All elected terms are for three years and the tabled officers and executive positions have been set up with alternate election years.
The President and Secretary-Treasurer shall be elected, so their term will start on January 1 of Year 2 in the three-year cycle and the Vice-President and Recording-Secretary shall be elected, so their term will start on January 1 of Year 1 in the three-year cycle. (Bylaw 10.01.02)
Chief Steward shall be elected by their respective groups for a term to begin in Year 1 or Year 2 of the election cycle, immediately following the election of the Executive Officers. Ballots shall be distributed as per election committee policy; (Bylaw 10.01.03)
The Call for Steward nominations will be sent out directly after the Chief Steward elections that are held Year 1 in the three-year cycle. (same year as Vice President and Recording Secretary).
Committee terms will be held Year 1 in the three-year cycle. (same year as Vice President and Recording Secretary).
As a point of reference elections being held in 2021 with the terms of the positions being 2022 - 2024
How to vote:
Electronic voting is used for most executive positions and the steps below can be followed:
An email will be sent informing members the polls are opened and voting can begin.
Log into the membership database.
User Name is your employee id number (Securtek members have office assigned numbers).
Password is initially set to the employee id number - if you have any trouble resetting your password contact the office.
Once logged into the database scroll to the bottom of the window and if there is an open election you are eligible to vote on it will be displayed. If you know of an election you should be able to vote contact the elections committee at email@example.com
In person voting can also occur during meetings such as general membership meeting, ratification voting or bylaw reviews.
The rules specific to the voting at a meeting will be outlined at that time
Elections Regulation and Policy Document