Dec. 10, 2019 – Approximately 3,527 ballots will be counted in the election of NewsGuild-CWA president, the American Arbitration Association has reported. A total of 3,597 were received, but 70 have been set aside because of questions of eligibility.
The AAA is supervising the vote tally. Results of the tally are expected in the afternoon.
Aug. 16, 2019 – The Sector Election and Referendum Committee referred to the Executive Council three questions posed by a candidate regarding eligibility to vote in the Guild’s pending presidential election. The Executive Council takes up these questions as an exercise of the responsibility assigned to it under Article IX, Section 9 of the Guild Constitution.
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.
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”