In accordance with results of the UAW Referendum held in the fall of 2021 (the “2021 Referendum”), the 2022 UAW International Officer Election (the “2022 Election”) was conducted by secret mail-in ballot in the fall of 2022 and overseen by the UAW Monitor. The vote count for the 2022 Election concluded on December 2, 2022. For more information regarding the 2021 Referendum and the 2022 Election, including the unofficial 2022 Election results, please visit the UAW Monitor’s website ( www.uawmonitor.com/elections).
Based on the unofficial 2022 Election results, a run-off election is being conducted for the following offices: one (1) International President, one (1) International Vice President, and one (1) Region 9 Director (the “2023 Run-Off Election”). The mailing of ballots for the 2023 Run-Off Election began on January 12, 2023, the deadline for the return of those ballots is February 28, 2023, and the vote count will commence on March 1, 2023.
All UAW members in good standing as of January 31, 2023, are eligible to vote in the 2023 Run-Off Election, including members who are part-time workers, reinstated members, and retired members. For more information about the 2023 Run-Off Election, please visit the UAW Monitor’s website (www.uawmonitor.com/elections) which includes the Official Rules for 2023 Run-Off Election, also available here and a Run-Off Election Questions and Answers information sheet, also available here.
UAW members eligible to vote in the 2023 Run-Off Election should complete and return their voted ballot according to the instructions on the ballot. Included below are sample ballots and a sample envelope for the 2023 Run-Off Election. These sample ballots and sample envelopes are for educational purposes only. Region 9 Sample Ballot At-Large Sample Ballot Bilingual Sample Ballot Sample Outer Envelope Sample Return Envelopes
The number of 2023 UAW International Officer Run-Off Election business reply envelopes received and scanned by Merriman River Group (MRG), the UAW’s Election Vendor, sorted by Region, through February 3, 2023 is included below. As detailed further below, this data does not reflect the number of ballots eligible to be counted.
MRG will examine and count each ballot package received individually before determining individual voter eligibility and beginning the vote count. Eligibility testing will commence on February 21, 2023, and the vote count will commence on March 1, 2023. The number of votes tallied may be different from the number of business reply envelopes received and scanned by MRG.
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