Take Back Our Union forms to unite Teamster members who oppose concessions and want to rebuild Teamster Power by electing new International Union leadership in 2016.
Campaign Summit: Special training held at TDU Convention for members who want to learn how to run for delegate, build a local campaign committee, and be an active part of a national campaign.
The Election Supervisor
will be appointed to oversee the entire process and decide all pre-election protests. The updated Election Rules will issue for the 2015-2016 delegate and IBT officer elections. See www.IBTVOTE.org
for the 2011 Rules and other information.
Accreditation Petition Drive to collect some 50,000 signatures, spread out over five regions, to officially “accredit” a coalition slate of candidates. Accredited candidates get access to the Teamster magazine and the entire Teamster
Accredited Candidates get to publish campaign pages in the Teamster magazine which is mailed to all members, and four additional times over the next year. In October, the Election Supervisor will publish a list of dates and election plans for local union delegate elections to be held January-March 2016.
Convention Delegate elections held in almost all local unions These elections are overseen by the Election Supervisor. The winners have the power to officially nominate candidates at the Teamster Convention so members have a choice
in the election.
IBT Convention in Las Vegas. The entire IBT Constitution will be up for review and amendment. Nominations for General President, Secretary Treasurer and all Vice Presidents and Trustees. Five percent of delegates from the relevant region, and overall, are needed to nominate candidates.
Mailing of ballots to all Teamster members.
Counting of ballots for all International officer positions.
Click here and contact us to find out more about how to get involved in the IBT Election.