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Resolution

Unit Run-Off Elections - Amendment to Article IX, Section 2(g}, 3(g), 4(e) and 5(e) (Election of Officers and Executive Committee and Delegates) of the Bylaws for Units

WHEREAS, NAACP units elect officers and at-large Executive Committee members either biannually for adults and annually for Youth Councils and College Chapters; and

WHEREAS, occasionally there is a tie vote.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the following sentence and language be added to the respective sections of Article IX, Section 2(g), 3(g), 4(e) and 5(e) of the Bylaws for Units which provides specific guidance for runoff elections:

"Should a run-off election be necessary, that election shall occur on the following date at time certain (at least 1 hour) at this location, Run-off elections shall be conducted not less than ten (10) days after the original election."; and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that this change shall be added at the end of the section concerning written notice of elections for Branches, Prison Branches, and all Youth & College Units: Article IX, Section 2(g); Article IX, Section 3(g); Article IX, Section 4(e); and Article IX, Section 5(e) of the Bylaws for Units.

Derrick Lewis - Youth & College Hero

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