Nebraska Association of Public Employees

NAPE Elections

Nominations and elections for District President, District Vice President, District  Secretary-Treasurer, District Sergeant-at-Arms, and Delegates to the Biennial Local Convention and Delegate Assembly will be conducted in March 2019 according to the NAPE/AFSCME Local 61 Constitutional Bylaws. Delegates elected to the Delegate Assembly will elect NAPE officers to serve from August 2019 until the 2021 Delegate Assembly.

Eligibility to Hold Office

To be eligible to run for office, the member must be in good standing and have had active member status for twelve consecutive months prior to the election date. If elected, the member must attend steward training within six months of the date of election if they are not currently a certified steward.

Eligibility to Nominate & Vote

Any member with active membership status is eligible to nominate another member or themselves. All members with active membership status may vote by attending the election meeting.

Procedure

Each position will be elected by a majority of votes cast in the election by secret ballot vote of the members present at the election meeting. For each position, the nominations and the election will be conducted at one time, then will move to the next position and continuing until all positions have been filled in the following order: President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, and Sergeant-at-Arms. Should a runoff be necessary between candidates, the runoff election will be conducted at the same meeting. After District Officers are elected, elections will be held for Delegates to the Biennial Local Convention and Delegate Assembly. The newly elected District President will become an automatic delegate, and each district will elected the following number of additional delegates: Colleges (1), Department of Education (1), Greater Lincoln (6), Greater Omaha (4), Niobrara/Ponca (3), Richardson County (1), South Central (3), Panhandle (1), Sandhills (1), Southeast (3), Southwest (1), York (1).   

Election Dates, Times, Locations

Colleges – Saturday, March 23 – Time & Location TBA

Department of Education – Tuesday, March 12, 2019 – 5:30pm – Rosie’s Sports Bar – Lincoln

Greater Lincoln – Tuesday, March 12, 2019 – 5:30pm – Rosie’s Sports Bar – Lincoln

Greater Omaha – Thursday, March 21, 2019 – 6pm – Lansky’s – Omaha

Niobrara/Ponca – Wednesday, March 27, 2019 – 6pm – Norfolk Public Library

Richardson County – Tuesday, March 5, 2019 – 5pm – Falls City Volunteer Fire Station

South Central – Tuesday, March 26, 2019 – 7pm – Perkins – Kearney

Panhandle – Monday, March 18, 2019 – 6pm – Lied Scottsbluff Public Library – Scottsbluff

Sandhills – Wednesday, March 20, 2019 – 7pm – Broken Bow Public Library – Broken Bow

Southeast – Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – 6pm – Valentino’s – Beatrice

Southwest – Tuesday, March 19, 2019 – 6pm – Mallory’s – North Platte

York – Thursday, March 28, 2019 – 6pm – Kilgore Memorial Library – York

 

Nebraska Association of Public Employees