Elections shall be by stand up vote with a show of hands and if the election is too close to call, the Election Judge shall ask that the vote be taken by roll call, with the option, that when the Election Judge fails to do so, the General Assembly shall permit a motion from any delegate for a roll call vote, said request shall be made in the form of a motion and treated as a non-debatable, no-amendable motion,
to be voted on by a roll call vote
No delegate or alternate may have more than one vote in any one election.
Voting in absentia shall not be allowed.
Rule 9 is changed to prohibit illegal tactics that have the Legal Advisor disqualifying a candidate who is nominated for any LULAC position. The decision of the eligibility of a candidate is a matter for the General Assembly, not for the Legal Advisor. The add
ed provision appears after the word “question.”
and appears in bold. 9.
A candidate not previously announced, as per the LULAC National Constitution, may run from the floor provided that a written certification endorsement by the total accredited delegations of a minimum of three (3) councils, including the
candidate’s home co
uncil, is made to the Election
Judge prior to the time of nominations for the office in question
, with the provision that no candidate may be determined to be ineligible to be a candidate for the office he/she is nominated for, except by a majority vote of the General Assembly. Challenges as to eligibility shall be treated as a motion that will need a second, with 5 minutes on each side, before proceeding to a roll call vote. The motion may
be amended as provided in Robert’s Rules of Order Revised.
This Rule 10 should be amended to strike the words “one counter” and inserting the word “up to two counters”
Each candidate has the right to appoint one counter
up to two counters.
However, the only official count for any election shall be that recorded by the three Official Counters.
Each candidate shall have five minutes for speeches which shall follow the closure of nominations for the office in question.
In elections in which more than two candidates are involved, and no one receives 50% plus 1 majority of the certified votes, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall immediately go into a runoff. No speeches shall be allowed in runoff elections.
This Rule 13 should be stricken in its entirety. 13.
Challenges to any election must be issued to the State Legal Advisor immediately after