WEA Nominations and Elections

Washington Education Association will run nominations and elections for the following positions (please click on the links below to take you to additional information for each position):

For questions contact WEAElections@washingtonea.org


VOTING

WEA elections are live and ready for you to vote. For the third time, these elections will be conducted online making it easier than ever for you to participate.

To vote go to this website: https://myassociationvotes.com/~wea/.

Your username and password have been created for you. Your username is the FIRST INITIAL of your FIRST NAME and your FULL LAST NAME. For example, Jane Doe's username would be jdoe. Your password is your five-digit HOME ZIP CODE.

When you log in, you will find instructions on how to vote and the names of the candidates running to represent your council. When you click on the candidate's name, if they provided short biographical information, you will see it pop up there. If you ever need help, simply click the "I Need Help" option, and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

Results will then be reported to the WEA Board.  Run-off elections, should they be needed, will begin on March 12th.

Additional election information (longer biographical information for UniServ Council Director positions) can be found by clicking on the name of your UniServ Council below.

Kent

North Central

Pilchuck

Puget Sound

Rainier

Seattle

Soundview

Spokane

Summit

Tacoma

Vancouver

WEA Cascade

WEA Chinook

WEA Eastern Washington

WEA Fourth Corner

WEA Lower Columbia

WEA MidState

WEA Olympic

WEA Riverside

WEA Sammamish

WEA Southeast


ELECTION

This election for WEA UniServ Council Director to the Board and NEA State Delegate and Delegate At-Large shall be by secret ballot vote via an online election website. The election of the NEA State Director will occur at the 2018 WEA Representative Assembly in April 2018.

Elections are held only for those positions for which the number of nominated candidates exceeds the number of seats to be filled. The election for these contested positions will occur:

Feb. 12, 2018 at 8 a.m. through March 5, 2018 (Midnight)

Candidates for uncontested positions will be deemed elected by acclamation.

WEA UniServ Council Directors to the Board will be elected by a 50 percent +1 majority of votes cast. A majority of the votes cast is not required for the seating of delegates to the WEA and NEA Representative Assemblies. These elections will be held in accordance with the WEA and NEA Constitutions and Bylaws.

The election will be held by electronic ballot. All members will receive an email containing their election credentials.

The WEA Nominations and Elections Chair will receive the online election results on March 6, 2018 and will report these results to the WEA President.


RUN-OFF ELECTION (if necessary)

In the event no candidate in a contested election recreceives a majority of the votes cast, a run-off election will be held between the candidates receiving the most votes.

If necessary, run-off elections will be held online:

March 12, 2018 at 8 a.m. through March 26, 2018 (Midnight)

The WEA Nominations and Elections Chair will receive the online run-off election results on March 27, 2018 and will report these results to the WEA President.