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Fall 2016 Election

All Candidates Ballot Statements Here
 
OEA SECOND VICE PRESIDENT 
OEA SECRETARY 
Laura Rice-Hall

OEA EXECUTIVE BOARD SEAT #11 
Marla Winston

CTA STATE COUNCIL SEAT #4 

Spring 2016 Executive Board Seat 12 Run-Off Results

Andy Young—193

Craig Gordon—191

Number of votes needed to elect—193

Blank Ballots/Abstentions—12

Illegal Ballots—0

Spring 2016 Executive Board Seat 12 Run-Off


No candidate for OEA Board Seat #12 (Substitute Teachers) received a majority, so a run-off is required. Please take five minutes to read the candidate materials below and vote. Look for email ballots in your personal account at noon on May 31. 

Spring 2016 Election Results


Here's the OEA Elections Committee announcement for the final results for the 2016 General Election held between May 10-19, 2016. A run-off election for OEA Executive Board Seat #12 will be held between May 31 and June 7, 2016.

President
Trish Gorham—435
Mark Airgood—248
Number of votes needed to elect—343
Blank Ballots/Abstentions—28

1st Vice President
Chaz Garcia—395
Tania Kappner—255
Number of votes needed to elect—328
Blank Ballots /Abstentions—58

OEA Executive Board, Seat #7
Relena Ellis—480
Number of votes needed to elect—242
Blank Ballots /Abstentions—230

OEA Executive Board, Seat #8
Jasmene Miranda—469
Number of votes needed to elect—237
Blank Ballots /Abstentions—241

OEA Executive Board, Seat #9
Janet Lau—315
Bethany Meyer—265
Number of votes needed to elect—292
Blank Ballots /Abstentions—131
OEA Executive Board, Seat #10

Option Votes
Janan Apaydin—326
Adarene (Adi) Hoag—235
Number of votes needed to elect—283
Blank Ballots /Abstentions—149

OEA Executive Board, Seat #12*
Andy Young—264
Craig Gordon—243
Laura Rice-Hall—49
Number of votes needed to elect—279
Blank Ballots/Abstentions—156
*A run-off election will be held between Craig Gordon and Andy Young since no candidate received a majority of the votes cast on the first ballot.

CTA State Council Alternate Seat
*Ismael “Ish” Armendariz—321
*Janet Lau—284
Tania Kappner—212
*Per CTA rules, this is a plurality election. The two candidates with the highest number of votes are elected.

CTA State Council Seat #2
Chaz Garcia—392
Tania Kappner—203
Number of votes needed to elect—299
Blank Ballots /Abstentions—116

CTA State Council Seat #5
Keith D. Brown—363
Mark Airgood—263
Number of votes needed to elect—314
Blank Ballots/Abstentions—86

Alameda Labor Council Seats
Ismael “Ish” Armendariz—472
Blank Ballots/Abstentions—231

WRITE-INS with 2 or more votes
Mark Airgood
Mary Loeser
Tania Kappner
OEA Candidates Spring 2016

Candidate campaign flyers below. Read short candidates ballot statements here

OEA EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
 
President

First Vice President
  
OEA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Board Seat #7

Board Seat #8

Board Seat #9
  
Board Seat #10
  
Board Seat #12
  
CTA STATE COUNCIL
 
Seat #2
  
Seat #5
  
Alternate Seats (2 seats open)

ALAMEDA LABOR COUNCIL SEATS  

OEA Candidate Statements Spring 2015

OEA 2nd Vice President                              

Ben Visnick                                                                          

Mark Airgood                                                                   

Kei Swensen                                                                     


OEA Secretary                                                                  

Perry Bellow-Handelman                                              

 

OEA Treasurer                                                                   

Keith Brown                                                                      

Tania Kappner                                                                  


OEA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Seat 4

Mary E. Hill

Michael Shane


Seat 5

Angela Badami-Knight

Ismael Armendariz


Seat 6

Natalie Cooper

Rachel Korschun


Quick Tips to vote via email:


1)      Search for the following information in your inbox: Oakland Education Association (Sender) General Elections Ballot (Subject)

2)      To access the poll directly, click the first link in your email (the longer link.)

3)      If you are concerned about internet security, you may visit the OEA Simply Voting page first by clicking on the second link and enter your            membership number and password.

4)      If you can't find your ballot in your inbox, please check your SPAM & Promotions (Gmail) folders.

5)      If you did not receive an email ballot, please come to the OEA office to complete a paper ballot.  The office will be open from 9:00 to 5:00            pm every week day during the elections.  Please call the office at 510-763-4020 to check if someone will be at the office at other times.



Nominations and Elections


At their request, any active member who files a declaration of candidacy shall have their name placed upon the ballot for any office.
Floor nominations may be made at a Representative Council meeting held prior to the Annual Election.
Vacancy notices and Declaration of Candidacy forms shall be made available in a timely manner to the members.
All elections will be by written secret ballot.
A write-in space will be provided on all ballots for each office.
In an election, votes will only be tallied for active members.
Provisions for Special Election:

Representatives:


CTA State Council Representatives and alternates shall be elected by a vote of the active membership in accordance with the Bylaws and Standing Rules of CTA/OEA.
The CTA Representatives shall be elected for three-year terms and shall be active members.
The CTA Representatives shall be subject to recall by the active membership.
In case of a vacancy, an election shall be held to fill the remainder of the term as soon as possible.

NEA Delegates:
The Executive Board shall determine the number of delegates who may be sent to the NEA Annual Convention. Delegates shall be active members.
The President of the Association shall be elected as a delegate at the time of the presidential election and serve as Chairperson of the Delegation.
NEA Delegates and alternates shall be elected by a vote of the active membership in accordance with the Bylaws and Standing Rules of NEA/CTA/OEA.

Initiative

The active members of the Association shall retain for themselves the power of the initiative on any matter falling within the authority delegated to the Representative council as follows:

The Executive Board shall act within twenty (20) school days to call an Initiative General Election receipt of a petition containing the signatures of at least twenty-five (25) percent of the current active members from at least twenty (20) work sites.
The petition shall set forth the specific question to be posed on the ballot.

Referendum

The Representative Council may refer policy issues to a referendum vote of the active members of the Association.
Recall. One third (1/3) of the constituent body may petition to recall a council representative, officer of the Association, CTA State Council Representative or NEA Delegate. A Recall Election shall be held within thirty (30) school days after verification of the petition by the Executive Director. A Recall shall be sustained if approved by a majority of the voting active members.