Elections
Acclamation
Annual meetings required
Awards & gifts to directors
Board required
Election rules required
Failure to hold election
No volunteers
Postponement of meeting
Uncontested election
 
#1  Preliminary Issues
Appointing inspectors
Approval defined
Board Configuration
  -reducing size of board
  -too many directors
Bylaw amendments
Cumulative voting
Election entirely by mail
Good standing
Notice of meeting
Record date
Special meetings (menu)
Suspend voting rights
Term of Office
  -appointed directors
  -board required
  -four year maximum
  -staggered terms
  -term limits
Timeline for election
Write-in candidates
 
#2  Nominations
Call for candidates
Candidate biographies
Director qualifications
  -coma
  -co-owners
  -delinquent
  -director defined
  -felons
  -good standing
  -joint owners
  -litigation
  -owner
  -power of attorney
  -realtors
  -relatives
  -renters
  -residency requirement
  -resigned directors
  -rules violations
  -spouse (non-member)
  -unsound mind
  -verifying qualifications
Floor nominations
Holding multiple seats
How many nominations?
Nominating committees
No candidates
Power of attorney
Self-nomination
Verifying nominees
Write-in candidates
 
#3  Campaigning
Campaign ballots
Campaigning for president
Campaign funding (§1363.04)
Candidate biographies
Candidates collecting proxies
Candidates forum
Educating voters
Equal access
False resume
Free speech (menu)
Liability for content
Meet the candidates
Membership list
President's newsletter column
Right to campaign
Soliciting votes
  -ballot count
  -electioneering
  -membership list
  -official ballots only
  -political signs
  -town hall meetings
  -voting list
Who voted?
 
#4  Inspectors of Election
Appointing inspectors
Assistant inspectors
Changing one's vote
Duties of inspectors
Early ballot count
Non-independent inspectors
Verifying director qualifications
Volunteer liability
Voter sign-in
Voter tally
Who can be an inspector?
  -management co.
 
#5  Ballots
Ballot - early count
Ballot format
  -double envelope
  -no numbered ballots
  -required information
  -signed ballots
Ballot in lieu of meeting
Bank's right to vote
Blank ballots
Campaign ballots
Changing one's vote
Cumulative voting
Delivering ballots to Inspector
Distributing ballots
  -who distributes ballots?
  -30 days prior to meeting
Email ballots
Illegible envelopes
Incumbents
Irrevocable
Keeping ballots secure
New ballot
Official ballots only
Quorum
Replacement ballot
Returning ballots
Secret ballots
Signatures
Solicitation
Unsigned envelopes
Write-in candidates
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#6  Proxies
*Defined
Automatic proxies?
Board proxies
Candidates collecting proxies
Elimination of proxies
Expiration of proxy
Form of proxy
  -cumulative
  -noncumulative
Manager proxies
Optional
Power of attorney
Proxy rules
Revocation
Signed proxies
Who may serve as proxy?
 
#7  Voting Rights
1 Vote per unit
Approval defined
Association owned property
Bankruptcy
Bank's right to vote
Changing one's vote
Class B & C votes
Combined units
Cumulative voting
  -defined
  -petition to eliminate
Delegate voting
Developer voting rights
Electioneering
Fining non-voters
Fractional voting
Good standing
"Majority" defined
Multiple owners
Official ballots only
One vote per unit
Power of attorney
Record date
Renters
Shared membership
Suspend voting rights
Tax resolution
Tenant voting rights
Tie votes
Transferring votes
Unequal voting rights
Votes - irrevocable
Voting entirely by mail
Voting power defined
Write-in candidates
 
#8  Quorum
*Defined
Abstentions & blank ballots
Ballots count toward quorum
Board quorum
Court reduction of quorum
Door prizes
Eliminating quorum
Fining non-voters
Gift cards for voters
"Majority" defined
No quorum
Raffle to meet quorum
Unsigned envelopes
 
#9  Conducting the Meeting
Agenda
Allowable business
Awards
Board quorum
Chair of meeting
Electronic meetings
Free speech (menu)
Meeting restrictions
Minutes
Motions
Parliamentary procedure
Pledge of allegiance
Sign-in list
Tax resolution
Who may attend
 
#10 Closing the Polls
Closing the polls
Extending the voting
Reopening the polls
 
#11  Counting Votes
Approval defined
Ballot Irregularities
  -blank ballots
  -candidate dies
  -candidate withdraws
  -illegible envelopes
  -ineligible candidates
  -misspelled names
  -multiple ballots in envelope
  -multiple envelopes, one owner
  -signed ballots
  -unsigned envelopes
  -write-in candidates
Ballots - irrevocable
Opening ballots
Pre-count security
Recounting votes
Tie votes
Transferring votes
Witnessing the counting
Zero votes for a candidate
 
#12  Election Results
Announce the results
Selecting officers
Signature cards
Seating directors
Secretary of State
Storing ballots
 
#13  Contesting Elections
Inspection of ballots
Legal challenge
Recounting votes
Small Claims challenges
 
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