Call for Nominations & Poll Locations: 2019 Biennial Election

TIMELINE

  • Deadline to accept nomination: Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 5:00pm (PST)
  • Candidate statements (optional) due: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 5:00pm (PST)
  • Voting (if there are contested positions): Wednesday, May 1st, 2019, and Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, 10am-6pm (PST)
  • Run-off election (if necessary): Thursday, May 16th, 2019, 10am-6pm (PST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • For Executive Board: All UAW Local 2865 members in continuous good standing for one (1) year prior to accepting nominations are automatically nominated for these positions; for the Northern Vice President position, the nominee must additionally be a member from Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Merced, or Davis; for the Southern Vice President position, the nominee must additionally be a member from San Diego, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, or Santa Barbara.
  • For Head Steward, Unit Chair, and Campus Recording Secretary: All UAW Local 2865 members in continuous good standing for ninety (90) days prior to accepting nominations are automatically nominated for these positions.
  • Concurrently held positions: Members may not hold more than one position on the Executive Board or Joint Council at a time.

ACCEPTING NOMINATION

Each member who wishes to accept nomination must indicate this intention in writing. Please only accept the nomination if you intend to run for the position, as nomination acceptances cannot be withdrawn once the nominating period has closed. Accept your nomination by email, fax, mail, or hand delivery. Email your acceptance of the nomination to elections@uaw2865.org, or fax to (510) 549-2514.

You may also send your acceptance to:

Elections Committee, UAW Local 2865

2030 Addison St, Suite 640A

Berkeley, CA 94704

WHEN ACCEPTING NOMINATION, PLEASE INCLUDE

  1. Position to which you are accepting the nomination
  2. Your name as you’d like it to appear on the ballot
  3. Contact information: department, phone number, and non-UC email address
  4. Candidate statement (up to 500 words, optional) – In the case of a contested election, the statement will be posted on the Local’s website and at applicable campus offices no later than Friday, April 19th, and will be available at polling sites during the election.

OPEN POSITIONS:

 

Statewide Executive Board
President
Northern Vice President
Southern Vice President
Recording Secretary
Financial Secretary
3 Trustees
Sergeant-at-Arms
Guide

Berkeley
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
16 Head Stewards

Davis
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
9 Head Stewards

Irvine
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
7 Head Steward

Los Angeles
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
12 Head Stewards

Merced
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
1 Head Steward

Riverside
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
3 Head Stewards

San Diego
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
11 Head Stewards

Santa Barbara
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
6 Head Steward

Santa Cruz
Unit Chair
Recording Secretary
5 Head Stewards

The term for these offices is from the time the election is certified until the Local’s next Biennial election, which is scheduled for May 2021.

POLLING LOCATIONS:

Times are the same for both Wednesday and Thursday—10:00am to 6:00pm.

Berkeley

Wednesday, May 1: Sather Gate

Thursday, May 2: Evans Hall

Davis

Wednesday, May 1: Memorial Union (quad)

Thursday, May 2: Silo

Irvine

Wednesday, May 1: Ring Road, outside SST

Thursday, May 2: Ring Road, outside FRH

Los Angeles

Wednesday, May 1: Young Research Library

Thursday, May 2: Court of Sciences

Merced

Wednesday, May 1: Lantern

Thursday, May 2: Lantern

Riverside

Wednesday, May 1: Bell Tower

Thursday, May 2: Bytes Eatery

San Diego

Wednesday, May 1: Triton Statue

Thursday, May 2: AP&M

Santa Barbara

Wednesday, May 1: The Arbor

Thursday, May 2: The Courtyard Cafe

Santa Cruz

Wednesday, May 1: Grad Student Commons

Thursday, May 2: PBS Perks Cafe



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