UPI Local and Chapter Elections
October, 2017 Publication of timeline for UPI Election on UPI website
October – November, 2017 UPI Office to reconcile members' home addresses and share with chapters for updates and corrections. Timeline postcard and ballots are mailed to members home address.
January 5, 2018 Timeline Postcard mailed to members
January 12, 2018 Each Chapter Executive Board appoints a nominations committee. Chapter presidents will forward to UPI Chicago office names and contact info for chairs of the committee.
January 12 - February 9, 2018 The chapter nominations committees solicit recommendations from members and draw up slates of candidates for chapter and local offices.
February 12 - March 2, 2018 The chapter nominations committees hold at least one chapter membership meeting to solicit nominations from the floor.
February 16, 2018 Deadline to become a dues member to be eligible to vote in the election. Signed membership forms must be submitted to UPI Chicago office. Membership list will be frozen until after the Election.
March 2, 2018 Chapter nominations committees submit all nominations and the name of the chapter observer to the UPI Chicago office.
March 2, 2018 Candidate's statements are due in the UPI Chicago office. Statements are limited to 150 words and will be cut off if over the limit.
March 2 – 16, 2018 UPI Chicago office prepares ballots & instructions. Ballots are proofread by chapter Presidents, chairs for chapter nomination comm. and chair of UPI Trustees/Audit committee.
March 16, 2018 Ballots must be approved or corrected by this date.
March 20, 2018 Candidate's statements will be posted on UPI website - www,upilocal4100.org.
March 20 – 30, 2018 Ballots are mailed to members' home addresses.
April 20, 2018 Postmark deadline for return of ballots.
April 26, 2018 Counting of ballots by IFT at IFT Westmont Office.
April 27, 2018 Election results will be posted on UPI website - www.upilocal4100.org