ADEM Delegate Election Training

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ADEM Delegate
Election Training
November 2012 Executive Board
Assembly District Elections
• January 12 or 13, 2013
• Elections held in all 80 Assembly
Districts
• 12 delegates per Assembly District
are elected (6 men / 6 women)
• http://www.cadem.org/adem for more
information
When are ADEMs?
• Meetings take place
Bi-Annually
• Begins no earlier than 10 AM
nor later than 3 PM
• Meetings must be over 2 hours long, because
registration must be open for at least 2 hours
• Meetings should avoid conflicts with weekly religious
observances ( Jewish Sabbath, Sunday Morning
Church, etc.)
Candidate Eligibility?
•
Persons wanting to run for ADEM delegate must have filled out the online
application and had been verified as meeting the eligibility requirements by
the CDP
•
Deadline to file for candidacy is December 14, 2012
•
Candidate name and statement will not be posted until eligibility and correct
AD is verified by CDP
Why are you here?
• Responsibility for “Convening” the meeting
goes to a Democrat selected by the Regional
Director
• All selected conveners must pledge to NOT
seek a DSCC seat or E-Board position from
the ADEM they are convening
•
CDP must have all designated conveners by
September 17, 2012
Convener Responsibilities
• Location
• Notice
• Chair
• Report
Location
Location
Centrally Located
ADA Compliant
Easy to find
Deadline November 15, 2012
Location
• Fill out the location form
link:http://fs3.formsite.com/CADEM2
011/ADEMform13/index.html
Location
The best cost is FREE
Ask the CDP if you can’t
find a free location. We
may know of one
The CDP will reimburse up to $350
for a location (with the proper
paperwork)
Notice
Notice
• Notice should be sent to all Registered
Democrats in the District
• Notice must be posted by December 3rd,
2012
• Notice includes Date, Time, Location and
Purpose of the Meeting. It also should have
Rules for the Election, and filing deadline
for candidates
How Notice is Delivered
• Press Release sent
to local paper
• Email Notice to List
serves
• CDP Website
CDP Website
• Eligible candidates will be
posted weekly online beginning
November 22, 2012. They will
be updated once a week
• Candidates are allowed a
statement of 1200 characters
(including spaces). No edits
are allowed once submitted
• Day, Time, and Locations of
the Meeting will be posted
December 9, 2010.
Chair
Participation
• Only Democrats registered in the Assembly
district as of October 22, 2012
• Exception- Unless the person was under
voting age or naturalized after October 22,
2012. They can register to vote onsite
• Paid $5.00 donation to defray ADEM costs
• Must sign-in in order to receive ballot
What’s the $5 for?
•
ADEM elections, statewide
•
Voting materials, printing of ballots,locations, UPS/ USPS
deliveries, insurance certificates, conference calls,
trainings, etc
•
Paper Products, whiteboards chalkboards, writing
tools, stopwatch, ballot boxes, gavels, laptops, and
location costs
•
With 80 Assembly Districts in the state the small
donation is critical to being able to conduct these
elections
Running the Meeting
• Registration needs to be open at least
2 hour prior to election. Notice should
include when doors open
• After Registration is closed only
participants who have signed in or are
standing in line are considered in on
time
E-board Elections
• Besides Electing ADEM Delegates, Eboard Representatives are voted on at
this meeting
•
E-board candidates do not have to file
in advance
•
Must have either been elected as a
ADEM delegate, or be a State or
Federal elected official, nominee or
appointee
Report
Report
• Items that need to be reported by
calling into to the CDP office on
the Day of Election
•
Names of newly elected Delegates
& 2 male and 2 female runner-ups
• Newly elected E-board
Representative
•
Amount of donations collected.
Report
• Items that need to be sent to the CDP
within 3
days after the meeting
• Sign-in Sheets
• Election Results (all ballots, affidavit,
tally sheet, volunteer lists, and any other
election materials)
• Donations collected
• Additional documents
Questions?
CDP Contact
[email protected]
916-503-7302

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