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(draft on reporting and timing ; no draft yet on quorum statement)
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5. <u>Counting of Ballots</u>.  No later than seventy-two (72) hours after the time by which ballots must be received in order to be counted, the Election Committee shall collect and count the ballots, and shall certify and issue a statement containing the total number of votes cast for each eligible Candidate and the list of Candidates who are thereby elected to the Board pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Act and the Bylaws.
 
5. <u>Counting of Ballots</u>.  No later than seventy-two (72) hours after the time by which ballots must be received in order to be counted, the Election Committee shall collect and count the ballots, and shall certify and issue a statement containing the total number of votes cast for each eligible Candidate and the list of Candidates who are thereby elected to the Board pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Act and the Bylaws.
  
And an ARTICLE VIII] - REPORTING is added, reading:
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And an Article III, Paragraph 3(e) is added, with the following:
  
1. <u>Reporting</u>. Within two weeks of the counting of ballots, the Election Committee shall report to the Board on the results.  If the election succeeded in arriving at a conclusive result, the Election Committee shall report publicly on the Ballot, Exhibits, and Results.
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3 (e). <u>Reporting</u>. Within two weeks of the counting of ballots, the Election Committee shall report to the Board on the results.  If the election succeeded in arriving at a conclusive result, the Election Committee shall report publicly on the Ballot, Exhibits, and Results.
  
 
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* In III.3, make explicit that there is an expectation that the election committee produces a certain kind of report after an election:  the Ballot, Exhibits, and Results as shown on [[Meetings_(2019–2020)]]
 
* In III.3, make explicit that there is an expectation that the election committee produces a certain kind of report after an election:  the Ballot, Exhibits, and Results as shown on [[Meetings_(2019–2020)]]
 
* [[Election_policy#ARTICLE_VII_-_BALLOTS | article VII]] -- in VII.1, VII.2 and VII.5, give committee a bit more time just to be realistic -- I suggest 48 hours, 48 hours, and 72 hours
 
* [[Election_policy#ARTICLE_VII_-_BALLOTS | article VII]] -- in VII.1, VII.2 and VII.5, give committee a bit more time just to be realistic -- I suggest 48 hours, 48 hours, and 72 hours
* Point to where the quorum is specified, for speedy clarity.  It is in the bylaws, [[Bylaws#ARTICLE_V_-_MEMBERSHIP_MEETINGS | article V section 5]].
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* Point to where the quorum is specified, for speedy clarity.  It is in the bylaws, [[Bylaws#ARTICLE_V_-_MEMBERSHIP_MEETINGS | article V section 5]].  A reasonable practice after a election is held that does not meet the quorum is to recruit new members and quickly run a new election.

Revision as of 19:33, 25 January 2020

Status: Under Review

Resolution #1

Notes

The following text is not part of the proposed resolution:

  • In III.3, make explicit that there is an expectation that the election committee produces a certain kind of report after an election: the Ballot, Exhibits, and Results as shown on Meetings_(2019–2020)
  • article VII -- in VII.1, VII.2 and VII.5, give committee a bit more time just to be realistic -- I suggest 48 hours, 48 hours, and 72 hours
  • Point to where the quorum is specified, for speedy clarity. It is in the bylaws, article V section 5. A reasonable practice after a election is held that does not meet the quorum is to recruit new members and quickly run a new election.