2020 Election Timeline
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 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 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 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 December 2, 5:00 pm.
December 20: Packets of Candidate flyers will be mailed to Chapter Chairs.
January 8: City-Wide Officer Candidates Q and A at 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 3: Ballots will be mailed to the membership. (Ballots include voter PIN and electronic voting instructions). Use the Replacement Election Ballot Request Form if you don’t receive a ballot by Friday, February 7.
February 14: 5:00 pm deadline to call for a replacement ballot.
February 28: 8:00 am deadline for electronic voting. Ballots will be picked up by Election Company from Post Office. First round ballots counted. Deadline for filing Financial Disclosure Statements (time-stamped by 5:00 pm).
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 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 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: Results of Third Round Balloting and Candidates’ Financial Disclosure Summary published in the UNITED TEACHER.