2019 PRCA Rule Book

B7.4.4.3 No Candidates With Five Nominations. In the event that no eligible candidates for a particular office category have received five or more nominations cast by Members entitled to nominate candidates for the office in question, the incumbent, provided he has met the qualifications for office listed in Section B7.4.2 of these Bylaws and has expressed his willingness to serve, pursuant to Section B7.4.4.2 of these Bylaws, shall be reelected. If the incumbent does not meet the qualifications for office or does not express his willingness to serve, in the case of an Executive Council representative position, the representatives from that Executive Council shall appoint an individual to serve in that office for the corresponding term; in the case of a Contestant Representative to the Competition Committee, the Contestant Representatives to the Competition Committee shall appoint an individual to serve in that office for the corresponding term; and in the case of the General Membership Representative to the Competition Committee, the Board of Directors shall appoint an individual to serve in that office for the corresponding term. B7.4.4.4 Final Candidates. As soon as practicable after February 15 (and in no event later than February 25), the incumbent and all those with five or more nominations who indicated a willingness to serve if elected in accordance with the notification guidelines set in Section B7.4.4.2 of these Bylaws shall be the final candidates for the office category in question. B7.4.5 Election Procedure. After the nominees for each office for which an election is to be held in the current election year have been determined, the names of those nominees shall be published once in the PRCA Business Section. A notification to cast an online vote shall be sent to each Member entitled to vote by February 25 of the election year. Online voting must be completed no later than 5:00 pm MT March 25 of the election year. The results shall be tabulated no later than March 30, and reported to the PRCA CEO, who shall cause the results to be printed in the PRCA Business Section. The nominee for each office receiving the greater number of the votes cast for the particular office shall be elected to the office. Candidates who have not been nominated through the nomination process shall not be eligible to run and may not be elected for office. In the event of a tie for any office the CEO shall promptly conduct another online vote of all Members eligible to vote for such office to resolve the tie. The CEO shall announce the result when the voting is completed. Newly elected office shall take their respective office on April 1 or as soon thereafter as the election results reported on by the PRCA independent accountants, as defined in section B7.4.6.

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