Notice of Elections To Fill Citywide Teacher, PSRP and Clinician Delegate Vacancies
In accordance with Article V, Section 2 of the By-Laws section in the Chicago Teachers Union Constitution, the Rules-Elections Committee shall be responsible for the elections of Delegates from special groups. They shall be elected by members of their respective groups. Citywide meetings shall be held for each group for the purpose of nominations. Elections shall be conducted by mail ballots.
Nominations to fill Citywide Teacher, PSRP and Clinician Delegate vacancies will be held at the Chicago Teachers Union, 1901 W. Carroll Avenue on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 and Thursday, October 25, 2018. Paper nominations will be taken to ensure accuracy and to move nominations in a timely manner. Members who cannot attend the meeting may have someone else in their functional group make a nomination for them. Nominees need not be present to be nominated. Each nominator will be required to complete a nomination form in order to nominate a candidate. Forms will be available at the nomination meeting and at www.ctunet.com. Nominators must be a member of the functional group for which they are nominating. Those who second nominations may only do so for members of their own functional group.
Any position that has the same number of eligible nominees as openings will be considered filled. If there are more nominees than openings for a position, there will be an election via mail-in ballot.
Citywide Teacher, PSRP and Clinician Delegate ballots will be mailed on Friday, November 2, 2018 to members’ home addresses. Completed ballots must be returned to CTU with a postmark date no later than Monday, December 3, 2018 or dropped off in person to the CTU office by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 10, 2018. Citywide Teacher, PSRP and Clinician Delegate ballots will be counted by the Rules-Elections Committee at the CTU offices on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 and if necessary Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
During the counting of ballots, each candidate is allowed a maximum of two observers, including himself/herself. The election results will be published in the Chicago Union Teacher and posted on the CTU website.
Citywide Teacher, PSRP and Clinician Delegate candidates wishing to mail campaign literature to members in their functional group may provide stamped and stuffed literature to CTU no later than Monday, October 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. in order for it to be labeled, processed and mailed to members.
Nominations to fill Citywide Teacher, PSRP and Clinician Delegate vacancies will be held at the Chicago Teachers Union, 1901 W. Carroll Avenue on the following dates, times and rooms: