Important Elections Deadlines
Monday, April 18, 2022 at 5 p.m. EST: Deadline for candidates to submit nomination forms to the Election Committee. Deadline for candidates to submit biographies/headshots for publications on MDFAWL website.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022: Announcement of candidates.
Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 5 p.m. EST: Last day to enroll as a MDFAWL member to vote in the election.
Friday, April 29, 2022: Ballots are distributed to MDFAWL members.
Friday, May 6, 2022 at 5 p.m. EST: Deadline for MDFAWL members to submit ballots.
Saturday, May 7, 2021: Announcement of election results to members.
The deadline to make nominations for Director and Officer positions is April 18, 2022.
All Candidates are subject to the MDFAWL 2022 Election Protocols.
If any race for a Director or Officer position is contested, an election will be held. The 2022 Election will be conducted 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-Lawyer Members are not entitled to vote. The Ballots will be sent on April 29, 2022 to the email address on file with State FAWL. If you would like to ensure that MDFAWL has your correct email address, please contact the Membership Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The last day to Join MDFAWL to vote in the 2022 Election is April 28, 2022. If you are uncertain as to your membership status, please contact the Membership Committee at email@example.com.
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Once you receive your Ballot, follow the instructions to cast your electronic vote. You must cast your vote by May 6, 2022 at 5 p.m. EST for it to be counted in the 2022 Election. If you have any issues with casting your ballot or if you have not received your ballot by April 29, 2022, after checking your “spam” folder, please contact the Elections Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 2022.