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How to Simplify Elections
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Membership Meetings
Election rules required
Uncontested elections
 
#1  PRELIMINARY ISSUES
Appointing inspectors
Meeting notice & agenda
Record date
Timeline for election
Voter list
 
#2  NOMINATIONS
*Candidate qualifications
Candidate biographies
Candidates forum
Nominations
 
#3  CAMPAIGNING
Campaigning for the board
Early ballot count
Flyers & banners
Political signs
 
#4  INSPECTORS OF ELECTION
Appointing inspectors
Changing one's vote
Delivering ballots to the Inspector
Duties of inspectors
Early ballot count
Non-independent inspectors
Storing ballots after the election
Verifying director qualifications
Volunteer liability
Voter sign-in
Voter tally
Who can be an inspector?
 
#5  BALLOTS
*Secret balloting required
Ballot - early count
Ballot envelope
   -double envelope
   -identity theft
   -invalid return address
   -no numbered ballots
   -official ballots only
   -required information
   -sample envelopes
   -signed ballots
   -unsigned envelopes
Bank's right to vote
Blank ballots
Changing one's vote
Collecting ballots
Cumulative voting
Distributing ballots
E-Ballots
Extended balloting
Incumbents
Irrevocable
Keeping ballots secure
New ballot
Official ballots only
Replacement ballot
Returning ballots to inspector
Secret ballots required
Signatures
Solicitation
Storing ballots after the election     
Write-in candidates
 
#6  PROXIES
*Defined 
Automatic proxies?
Board proxies
Elimination of proxies
Form of proxy
   -cumulative
   -noncumulative
Manager proxies
Optional
Power of attorney
Proxy rules
Revocation
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
Delegate voting
Developer voting rights
Electioneering
Family trust
Fining non-voters
Fractional voting
Living trust
"Majority" defined
Multiple owners
New owner § 7611
Official ballots only
One vote per unit
Power of attorney
Record date § 7611
Renters
Shared membership § 7612
Spouse
Suspend voting rights
Tenant voting rights
Tie votes
Transferring votes
Trust
Unequal voting rights
Votes - irrevocable
Voting entirely by mail
Voting power defined
When unit sells § 7611
Write-in candidates
 
#8  QUORUM
*Defined
Door prizes
Extended balloting
Early vote count
Eliminating quorum
Failure to make quorum
Gift cards for voters
"Majority" defined
No quorum
Reduced quorum
Raffle to meet quorum
Unsigned envelopes
 
#9  CONDUCTING THE MEETING
Agenda
Allowable business
Awards to directors
Board quorum
Chair of meeting
Electronic meetings
Free speech (menu)
Meeting restrictions
Minutes
Motions
Parliamentary procedure
Pledge of allegiance
Point of order
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
   -misspelled names
   -multiple ballots in envelope
   -multiple envelopes, one owner
   -proxy with ballot
   -signed ballots
   -unmarked boxes
   -unsigned envelopes
Ballots - irrevocable
Early vote count
No quorum
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 after the election
 
#13  AFTER THE ELECTION
Organizational meeting
 
#14  CONTESTING ELECTIONS
Inspection of ballots
Legal challenge (1 year)
Recounting votes
Small Claims challenges
Who pays for a ballot recount?