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Election Timeline

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August 2019

August 2: Email blast sent notifying members that there will be an election and the Early Declaration Option.

August 16: Election announcement, Timeline, Election Manual, Itinerant Assignment Declaration Form, and Candidate Declaration form and notice of Early Declaration Option published in the UNITED TEACHER. Candidates will be sent a chapter chair contact list after confirming eligibility. Information and forms will be available online on this website.

October 2019

October 16: Election announcement, Timeline and Election Manual republished along with Declaration of Candidacy form and the Itinerant Assignment Declaration form for publication in the UNITED TEACHER.

November 2019

November 7: Deadline to file a Declaration of Candidacy form (time-stamped by 5 p.m.), Deadline for Candidates to file Itinerant Assignment Declaration form (time-stamped by 5 p.m.), and 6 p.m. Orientation Mandatory Meeting (drawing of ballot positions).

December 2019

December 2: Deadline for the candidate flyer that will posted on the UTLA website (digital submission preferred) and printed flyers for the Chapter Chair mailing (time-stamped by 5 pm). Candidates deliver the appropriate number of flyers to the 10th floor reception area by Dec. 2nd, 5:00pm.

December 20: Packets of Candidate flyers will be mailed to Chapter Chairs.

January 2020

January 8: City-Wide Officer Candidates Q and A .10:00 am. The filming is not open to members. It will be posted online. Send your questions for the candidates via our Contact form.

January 13: Deadline for photos, and candidate statements published in the Special Election Edition of the UNITED TEACHER and ballot insert. Time-stamped by 5:00 pm.

January 24: Special Election Issue of UNITED TEACHER published.

February 2020

February 3: Ballots will be mailed to membership. (Ballots include voter PIN and electronic voting instructions). Use our Replacement Election Ballot Request Form or contact Tara Thomas at utlareplacementballot@utla.net if you don’t receive a ballot.

February 14: Deadline to call for a replacement ballot.

February 28: Ballots will be picked up by Election Committee from post office at 8 am. First round ballots counted. Deadline for filing Financial Disclosure Statements (time-stamped by 5 p.m.).

March 2020

March 20: Second round of ballots mailed to membership.

March 27: First Round Balloting results will be published in UNITED TEACHER.

March 30: Deadline to call for replacement ballots (second round).

April 2020

April 16: Ballots picked up by Election Committee from post office at 8 a.m. Second Round. ballots counted. Results posted online. Deadline for filing Financial Disclosure Statements (time-stamped by 5 p.m.).

May 2020

May 1: Third Round Ballots mailed to membership.

May 8: Second Round Balloting Results published in the UNITED TEACHER.

May 15: Deadline to call for replacement ballots.

May 28: Ballots picked up by Election Committee from post office at 8 am. Third Round ballots counted. Deadline for filing Financial Disclosure Statements (time-stamped by 5 p.m.)

August 2020

August: Results of Third Round Balloting and Candidates’ Financial Disclosure Summary published in the UNITED TEACHER.