In accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws of Local 1991, SEIU, elections will be conducted October through December for the following offices:
Vice President Trustees (3)
Secretary Delegates (19)
Eligibility and Nominating Process
Nominations shall be made at any of the following membership meetings: October 28 at Jackson North, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and 12:00-1:30 p.m. in Educational Classroom; October 21 at Jackson Main Campus, DTC 270, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and 12:00–1:30 p.m.; October 30 at Jackson South, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and 12:00–1:30 p.m.; Nominations may also be made by petition signed by 50 members in good standing. Such petitions must be received at the Local 1991 Union office no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 31, 2014 by fax or in person. The Local Union fax number is (305) 620-1429.
Use this form to nominate a candidate by petition: Candidate Nomination Petition
Use this form to run for election: Candidate Statement Form
To be eligible to nominate a member for the Executive Board, you must be a member in good standing, i.e. current in dues.
- To be eligible to run for the Executive Board you must be a member in good standing for at least two years immediately preceding the nomination and have, during all that time, paid the full dues required for the working members of the Local Union in the month they were due, unless the bargaining unit has been organized less than two years.
- To be eligible to vote, you must be a member in good standing. To vote, “Member in good standing” shall mean a person who has completed and submitted a Union membership application with appropriate dues to the Union office by 5:30 p.m. November 4.
To have his/her name placed on the ballot, all nominated candidates must complete and submit a candidate statement to the Union office. Such submission may be in person at 18441 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 502, Miami Gardens, FL, by 5:00 p.m. on October 31, 2014, or by fax (305) 620-1429 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:30 p.m. on October 31st, 2014. Candidate statement forms are available at membership meetings and the Union Office.
Balloting shall be by mail and all ballots shall be completed by December 7, 2014. Ballots shall be retrieved from the P.O. Box at 9:30 a.m. on December 7, 2014. Only ballots in the P.O. Box at that time will be counted.