IBT Election Timeline

May 2010: Rules issued for the 2010-2011 Delegate and IBT Officer Election.

Members sign petitions.June 1, 2010: Election Supervisor will announce number of petition signatures required for Accreditation of International Officer Candidates.

June 30, 2010: Deadline for submission of proposed Local Union Plan for locals seeking to hold a Fall election of delegates (this will affect a small minority of Local Unions).

July 1 – December 15, 2010: Petitions to Accredit International Officer candidates may be submitted to the Election Supervisor.

September 30, 2010: Deadline for submission of proposed Local Union Plan delegate elections for most local unions.

September – October 2010: Publication of “battle pages” (candidate campaign material) in the Teamster magazine for candidates who are Accredited by August 15.

October 15, 2010: Publication by Election Supervisor of tentative list of dates, places of Local Union delegate nominations and elections for Locals holding elections in early 2011 (the great majority).

January 3 – March 10, 2011: Nomination period for Local Union delegates (great majority of locals).

February 21 – May 2, 2011: Elections in those Local Unions for delegates.

January – February 2011: Publication of “battle pages” in the Teamster magazine for all accredited candidates.

Delegates speak at 2006 Convention.June 27 – July 1, 2011: IBT International Convention in Las Vegas.

July – August 2011: Publication of “battle pages” in the Teamster magazine by all nominated candidates for International Office.

September – October 2011: Publication of “battle pages” in the Teamster magazine by all nominated candidates for International Office

October 2011: Publication of “battle pages” in the Teamster magazine by all nominated candidates for International Office

October 2011: Mailing of ballots for election of International Officers.

November 2011: Ballots counted for International Officers.

A more detailed timeline is included in the Proposed Election Rules, accessible on the web at www.TDU.org/proposedrules


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