Any member in good standing of United Working Families is eligible to be nominated as well as make a nomination. An individual can nominate themself. Nominations will be open until 5pm on Tuesday, September 11th.
A member in good standing can be either a) an individual who has paid at least the $20 minimum annual dues in the previous calendar year or b) an individual who is a member of an affiliated organization. Affiliated organizations include Action Now, Chicago Teachers Union, Cook County College Teachers Union, Grassroots Illinois Action, SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana, People United for Action, Warehouse Workers Organizing Committee, United Electrical Workers Western Region, Illinois Nurses Association, 22nd Ward IPO, 25th Ward IPO, and 33rd Ward Working Families
Nominees will complete a questionnaire and nominations will be voted on at the September 22nd Convention.
Two at-large delegate seats are open and 4 at-large delegates are running for re-election. If the number of eligible nominees is 6 or less, they will be considered elected by acclamation and announced in advance of the convention. If the number of eligible nominees is more than 6, an election by paper ballot will be held on site at the convention. The election will be supervised by an election committee consisting of members who are eligible to run but not standing for election at the convention, and will be appointed by the Party Committee.