Local 2455 Nomination Notice: 9/22/2020

National Border Patrol Council AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AFL-CIO LOCAL 2455

NOMINATION NOTICE

Date of this notice: 9/22/2020

Nominations for the offices of President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, 3rd Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Sergeant at Arms will be accepted from the floor at the Nomination meeting on October 2, 2020 at 3:00p.m.  The Nomination Meeting will be held at the Union Office property, located at 6826 Springfield Ave.  (Springfield Plaza) Suite 202, Laredo, Texas 78041.  Social Distancing and mouth/nose coverings will be required.

Qualifications for office are: be a member in good standing of this local; be a member for one year of an AFGE local, immediately preceding the closing of the nomination process; not be a member in any labor organization not affiliated with the AFL-CIO; candidates shall not run for more than one office in the same local election. Any member who has paid dues through 10/2/2019 is in good standing and eligible to nominate candidates.

A second for a nomination is not required. Self-nominations are permissible. Nominations also may be made in writing, and must be received by Chairperson Ivan Hurtado at the election committee’s post office box, PO Box 451423, Laredo, Texas 78045 no later than 2:00p.m. on 10/2/2020.  Nominations may be made via email by sending an email to the Local 2455 Election Committee at Local2455EC2020@gmail.com

1) Candidates must accept nomination at the nomination meeting or, 2) if not in attendance, nomination may be accepted in writing, and must be received by Chairperson Ivan Hurtado at the election committee’s post office box, PO Box 451423, Laredo, Texas 78045, no later than 2:00p.m. on 10/2/2020 or 3) nomination may be accepted in writing by submitting a written acceptance to Chairperson Ivan Hurtado in person, to be received no later than 3:00p.m. on 10/2/2020 or 4) nominations may be accepted via email by sending an email to the Local 2455 Election Committee at Local2455EC2020@gmail.com to be received no later than 2:00p.m. on 10/2/2018. 

A lone letter of acceptance is a self-nomination.  The member making the nomination has the responsibility of informing the nominee of his or her nomination.  Placement on the ballot will be determined immediately following the nominations.

The term of office will run for 2 years ending with the installation of officers following the regularly scheduled elections in December 2022.

The manual secret ballot election will be conducted on 11/18/2020 from 12:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. at the Local 2455 Union Office located at 6826 Springfield Ave. Suite 202 in Laredo, Texas 78041. Additional information regarding the election will be provided in a separate election notice which will be mailed to all Local 2455 members at a later date.

Each candidate may have a reasonable number of observers, who are members, present throughout the election process, including the tally of ballots.

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