Proposed Bylaw Amendment – Absentee Voting

This post will provide notice of a proposed amendment to the Indiana Young Democrats constitution regarding the absentee voting process.

Summary: To add deadline that absentee ballots must be received for the election of IYD officers.

Full Text:

Motion #: CA-14 (Absentee Ballot Deadline) Submitted by: Adi Ben-Yehoshua, IYD Parliamentarian

Summary: To add deadline that absentee ballots must be received for the election of IYD officers.

Mr. President, I move to amend the Indiana Young Democrats Constitution in the following: Amend Article 9, Section D to read –

Absentee ballots shall be made available to those members wishing to vote in a state convention election and unable to attend the IYD State Convention in the following manner:

  1. Absentee ballots may be requested with the Secretary no sooner than thirty (30) days and no later than five (5) days prior to a IYD State Convention election.

  2. Upon receipt of request, the Secretary shall within twenty-four (24) hours provide an electronic copy of the official ballot.

  3. Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the Secretary no later than twenty- four (24) hours before the scheduled start time of the IYD State Convention meeting.

  4. All completed absentee ballots returned before the deadline shall be counted with the ballots cast during the IYD State Convention.

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