Notice of Nomination and Election
The CWA Local 1120 Election Committee will be accepting nominations for the office of President, Executive Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and five Executive Board Members (area Business Agents). Any person is eligible to hold office if he or she has been a member in good standing for a period of one (1) calendar year. The term of office shall be for three years. The nominations of a person for the office of President, Executive Vice President, and Secretary-Treasurer shall also constitute the nominations of the same person as a delegate to CWA conventions held during the term of office for which the election is being conducted.
Interested candidates can obtain petitions for office starting September 25, 2017 at the CWA Local 1120 Union Hall located at 157 Van Wagner Rd Poughkeepsie New York. Petitions must be returned to the Union Hall by 5 pm on October 13, 2017.
The election of President, Executive Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and five Executive Board Members (area Business Agents) of Local 1120 will be conducted on: November 2nd, 2017, and the ballots counted thereafter. A vote cast for the candidate for the office of President, Executive Vice President, and Secretary-Treasurer shall also constitute a vote for such candidate to serve as a delegate to CWA conventions during the term of office for which the election is being conducted.
Members of the following bargaining units can vote at the polling locations listed below between the hours of 12pm and 7pm: Arlington School, Avaya, Chartwell, Marist, New Paltz School, Sterling, Vassar, and Verizon. All other bargaining units will receive ballots in the mail.
• Catskill: ??Village Hall, 422 Main St. (above Police Station)
• Fallsburg: ?Woodbourne Firehouse, 355 State Route 52
• Kingston: ?VFW, 708 East Chester St.
• New Paltz: ?New Paltz School District, Shipping & Receiving Bldg, 196 Main St.
• Newburgh: ?Teamsters Local 445, 15 Stone Castle Road
• Poughkeepsie: ?Italian Center, History Room, 227 Mill St,
Vassar College, College Center CN 204,
Marist College, Lowell Thomas LT 016
Only members in good standing are eligible to vote and may be asked to present a Local 1120 membership card, driver’s license, or some other form of identification at the polls.
If you wish to request an absentee ballot, please call the Union Hall as soon as possible at 1-800-292-1120 or 845-485-7820. Absentee ballots are available for members who are on a scheduled vacation, scheduled to work a shift which makes it impossible for them to reach the polling location on the date of the election, are either hospitalized or non-ambulatory, or whose reporting location is outside the footprint of the Local. We will need to verify your current address to make sure our records are correct. When you receive the ballot in the mail, please read very carefully the directions that will be included, and return the ballot in the enclosed envelopes as soon as possible. Please note that if you request an absentee ballot, you will not be permitted to vote at a polling location. Absentee ballots MUST arrive by November 2nd in order to be tallied.