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  1. The Membership Department posts notice of vacancy or vacancies and announces when a nominations meeting is to take place. This meeting should be conducted remotely on Google Meet, Zoom, or similar remote platform.
    1. The Membership Department will send an e-mail to all CTU citywide members eligible to vote in their functional group, a notice for the meeting that includes a link or simple instruction for how to join the meeting.
    2. The Notice of Nominations and Election for Citywide Delegate must be sent at least 15 calendar days prior to the date of the nominations meeting. The date of the remote election, if necessary shall be no less than five (5) days and no longer than ten (10) day after the remote nominations meeting. The duration of the remote election shall be two (2) business days. The Membership Department shall send a reminder notice of the remote, Citywide delegate’s election three (3) calendar days prior to the vote.
  2. At the remote nominations meeting,
    1. The Rules & Elections Committee will call for nominees for the vacancy or vacancies. Nominations must come from an eligible member—for example, nominees must be nominated by members in their functional group.
      1. If there are no more nominees than there are vacancies, the Rules & Elections Committee sends an e-mail to the Membership Department containing the name of the nominee, the functional group of the nominee, the name and functional group of the member that nominated the nominee, the name and functional group of the member that seconded the nomination and the date of the meeting. The Membership Department will then review the material, verify the nominee’s eligibility, and certify the new delegate.
      2. If there are more nominees than there are vacancies, there will be a remote secret ballot election to determine the new delegate. The Rules & Elections Committee sends an e-mail to the CTU Membership Department stating the names of the nominees, the functional group of the nominees, the names and functional group of the members that nominated the nominee, the names and functional group of the members that seconded the nomination and the date of the meeting. The Membership Department will then review the material, verify the eligibility of each nominee, and notify the candidates that the remote election will be held on the date posted in the Notice of Nominations and Election of Citywide Delegate.
  3. Procedures for remote, Citywide Delegate Elections
    1. The CTU Membership Department will conduct a remote, electronic election
    2. The names’ of candidates will be randomized electronically and listed in order on the electronic ballot.
    3. Each eligible member of the CTU will receive an e-mail at the e-mail address in the CTU database. The e-mail will contain a unique link which allows the member to cast a vote for delegate.
    4. Voting will remain open for two (2) business days.
    5. At the end of the voting period, the CTU membership department will verify and communicate the results to the CTU members in the functional group.
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