If you have any questions about the nomination or elections process, please contact the Elections Committee at email@example.com
IMPORTANT ELECTIONS DEADLINES
- April 13, 2018 at 5 p.m. EST deadline to submit completed Nomination Form, Candidate Statement, and headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org
- April 16, 2018 Announcement of Candidates
- April 20, 2018 Last day to join MDFAWL in order to vote in Election
- April 27, 2018 Ballots available
- May 4, 2018 at 5 p.m. EST deadline for MDFAWL members to cast ballots
- May 7, 2018 Announcement of Election Results
If you are interested in running for a position as a Director or an Officer (“Candidate”), you must submit a completed Nomination Form via email to the Elections Committee at email@example.com no later than 5 p.m. EST on April 13, 2018.
You may also submit a statement of your qualifications (Candidate’s Statement) not to exceed 250 words, and a headshot to the Elections Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5 p.m. EST on April 13, 2018.
The Election Protocols govern the 2018 Election and Candidates are subject to the MDFAWL 2018 Election Protocols. Please click here for the MDFAWL 2018 Election Protocols.
If any race for a Director or Officer position is contested, an election will be held. The 2018 Election will be done electronically. If you are a Full or Student Member (as defined in the By-Laws of Dade County Chapter of The Florida Association for Women Lawyers (“Bylaws”)) you will receive an electronic ballot (“Ballot”). Pursuant to the Bylaws, Honorary and Non-Lawyers Members are not entitled to vote. The Ballots will be sent on April 27, 2018 to the email address on file with State FAWL. If you would like to check ensure that MDFAWL has your correct email address, please contact the Elections Committee at email@example.com.
The last day to Join MDFAWL in order to vote in the 2018 Election is April 20, 2018. Payment must be received by State FAWL or by MDFAWL by April 20, 2018 in order to be eligible to vote in the 2018 Election. If you are uncertain as to your membership status, please contact the Elections Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please click here to join MDFAWL.
Once you receive your Ballot, follow the instructions to cast your electronic vote. You must cast your vote by May 4, 2018 at 5 p.m. EST in order for it to be counted in the 2018 Election. If you have any issues with casting your ballot or if you have not received your ballot by April 27, 2018, after checking your “spam” folder, please contact the Elections Committee at email@example.com.
Votes will be counted electronically. The candidate receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to the position sought. The election results will be announced on May 7, 2018.