Aug. 12, 2019 – The Sector Election and Referendum Committee of The NewsGuild-CWA has voted to order a re-run of the election for TNG President. The committee’s decision and the schedule for the new election can be read here. The SERC directs locals to take all appropriate steps to communicate this decision and election schedule to Guild members.
May 16, 2019 – Bernie Lunzer has been declared the winner of the race for NewsGuild-CWA president by a vote 1,282 to 1,021 over his opponent, Jon Schleuss. Continue reading “Lunzer Declared Winner in Race for NewsGuild President”
Updated 4:10 p.m. EDT
The ballot total has been revised to 2,227. Two pieces of mail retrieved from the post office box were not intended for the Guild.
May 13, 2019 – Members of the Sector Election and Referendum Committee (SERC) have begun processing ballots in the election of The NewsGuild-CWA president. Ballots were retrieved from the post office box in Washington, DC, on May 13 and transported to the MITAGS facility outside Baltimore, where the count is taking place. Continue reading “Vote Count Gets Underway in Election of NewsGuild President”
The following statement was issued by Scott Edmonds, Chairman of the NewsGuild/CWA Sector Election and Referendum Committee.
May 10, 2019 – “The election to determine who will be president of the NewsGuild/CWA is entering its final phase, which will conclude sometime next week. Continue reading “NewsGuild Election Committee to Begin Vote Count May 13th”
Feb. 2, 2019 – The NewsGuild-CWA will have a contested election for President this year, after delegates nominated both current President Bernie Lunzer and Los Angeles Times journalist Jon Schleuss as candidates Saturday, Jan. 26, at TNG’s 80th Sector Conference. Continue reading “Contested race emerges in election of TNG-CWA president”