Sunday, April 30, 2006

MMF Election Day - Thursday June 29, 2006!

Manitoba Metis Federation Inc.
Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

NOTICE OF ELECTION

As the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) appointed by the Board of Directors of the MMF Inc., I hereby announce the calling of the election for 2006.

Any Member of the Federation, 18 years of age or older, whose name appears on the List of Electors on file at the MMF Head Office may vote in the MMF Election. A Member may only vote in the Region where the Local he/she is a Member of, is located.

An Advance Poll will take place for those who wish to vote prior to Election Day. Electors who choose to vote at an Advance Poll must vote at the Advance Poll established in the Region where they are entitled to vote. At least one Advance Poll shall be established in each of the seven (7) Regions. Electors who choose to vote in advance must do so in person.

ADVANCE POLL
Monday, June 19, 2006 from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 20, 2006 from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are now open for the positions of President of the Federation and Vice-President and two Board Members for each of the seven (7) Regions.

To stand for election, a member must submit a Nomination Form, signed by at least twenty (20) members whose names appear on a list of electors within the Region the candidate is running and the candidate must sign, accepting the nomination. The completed form must be be sent to and received by the CEO, by post marked mail or by fax, by 5:00 p.m. on May 12, 2006. A member may not be nominated for more than one position with the Board of Directors.

Within seven (7) days from the close of nominations, any elector may submit a written challenge with necessary documents or other material that support the challenge to the right of a candidate to run for the Office to which he/she has been nominated.

NOMINATIONS CLOSE
May 12, 2006

LIST OF ELECTORS

As per the MMF Inc. Election By-Law Article V, One (1), the Preliminary List of Electors shall be distributed by the MMF Head Office within three (3) days of the CEO announcing the date of election. Each Region shall post the Preliminary List of Electors at their Regional Office and shall within two (2) days of receipt, send out a copy to each Local within their Region.

Members shall have twenty-one (21) days from the date of this notice, April 29, 2006 to apply to be added to the Preliminary List of Electors if they have been omitted and to challenge and seek to remove the name of any person they believe should not be on the List of Electors. An elector may only challenge a candidate for Vice President or Board Member in the Region where the challenger is entitled to vote. Challenges if any, are to be sent to the address noted below. Written challenges will be accepted up to and including May 21, 2006 by 5:00 p.m. Evidence to support a challenge must be provided. The acceptance or rejection of each challenge will be completed within seven (7) days of receiving the challenge. When the challenges have been completed, the CEO will forward the Final List of Electors, the Rules for voting in person and the location of the Polls that are established.

Mr. Alvin Zivot
Chief Electoral Officer
P.O. Box 225 RPO Corydon
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 3S7
Phone: 896-4141
Fax: 896-4142
Toll Free: 1-866-841-7788

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Clare,
I wish you luck at your hearing. I wanted to go but I was called out of town tomorrow. Knock his socks off. I will call you when I get back.
Do not post this Please.
Dave.

9:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Are the le3opard or c 31

Be allowed to vote this time
Haha

9:57 AM  

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