Elections🗳️

UAW Local 5810 has a dynamic and participatory democratic structure in which union members vote on all major decisions including electing union officers and ratifying bargaining demands and contracts.

Elections are conducted by an Elections Committee that is elected from the membership. See below for announcements and results of union elections

Vacancy Election Notice (posted October 12. 2020)

We will be holding a vacancy election to fill Joint Council positions, as well as vacant Executive Board positions. If you are interested in running for a leadership role in the union, now is the right time! If you have questions about any of the positions, feel free to contact the current leadership on your campus or send an email to uaw5810@uaw5810.org. Remember: Together we are stronger!

Postdoc Positions

Executive Board Nominations
All UAW 5810 Postdoc unit members in continuous good standing for 1 year prior to accepting nominations are automatically nominated for the following statewide Executive Board positions for terms expiring May 2021:

1 Financial Secretary nominated and elected by the statewide membership
1 Guide nominated and elected by the statewide membership
1 Trustee nominated and elected by the statewide membership
1 Trustee nominated and elected by the statewide Postdoc membership

Joint Council Nominations
All UAW Local 5810 Postdoc unit members in continuous good standing for forty-five (45) days prior to accepting nominations are automatically nominated by campus unit membership for the following Joint Council/Head Steward positions for terms expiring May 2021:

UC Berkeley
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
2 Head Stewards nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

LBL
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

UC Davis
2 Head Stewards nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

UC Los Angeles
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
1 Head Steward nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

UC Merced
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

UC Riverside
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

UC San Diego
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
1 Head Steward nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

UC San Francisco
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership/p>

UC Santa Barbara
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

UC Santa Cruz
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus Postdoc unit membership

Academic Researcher Positions

Executive Board Nominations
All UAW 5810 AR unit members in good standing are automatically nominated for the following statewide Executive Board positions for terms expiring May 2021:

1 Financial Secretary nominated and elected by the statewide membership
1 Guide nominated and elected by the statewide membership
1 Trustee nominated and elected by the statewide membership

Joint Council Nominations
All UAW Local 5810 AR unit members in good standing are automatically nominated by campus unit membership for the following Joint Council/Head Steward positions for terms expiring May 2021:

UC Davis
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership
1 Head Steward nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership

UC Irvine
1 Head Steward nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership

UC Los Angeles
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership
1 Head Steward nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership

UC Merced
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership

UC Riverside
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership

UC San Diego
1 Campus Chair nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership
1 Recording Secretary nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership
1 Head Steward nominated and elected by campus AR unit membership

Nomination Procedure for Executive Board and Joint Council
Members may accept nomination for no more than one Executive Board position and no more than one Joint Council position. Each member who wishes to accept nomination must indicate this intention by e-mailing to elections@uaw5810.org. In the written acceptance, specify the position(s) you are accepting nomination for and how you wish your name to appear on the ballot. Members accepting nomination may also submit a candidate statement (up to 500 words). Written acceptance and optional candidate statements must be received no later than October 22, 2020 at 5pm PST.

QUESTIONS? Contact the elections committee at elections@uaw5810.org.

Election
The election will take place on November 12, 2020 and will be held via an online vote.

All members in good standing at the time of the election are eligible to vote. Write-in candidates are not permitted. If any position is uncontested, the candidate shall be considered elected and no election for that position will be held. All candidates for contested Executive Board and Joint Council positions must be elected by majority of valid ballots cast for that position. A run-off election, if necessary, will be held on November 19, 2020.

Vacancy Election Results

We are pleased to present you with the following list of newly elected UAW Local 5810 officers. As of the close of the nomination period at 5pm PST on October 22, 2020, no more than one (1) member accepted nomination for the following positions. The candidates, being...

Vacancy Election Notice (Postdocs)

We will be holding a vacancy election to fill the Postdoc Joint Council positions, as well as vacant Executive Board positions. If you are interested in running for a leadership role in the union, now is the right time! If you have questions about any of the...

Vacancy Election Notice (Academic Researchers)

We will be holding a vacancy election to fill the Academic Researcher (AR) Joint Council positions, as well as vacant Executive Board positions. If you are interested in running for a leadership role in the union, now is the right time! If you have questions about any...

Vacancy Election Results

We are pleased to present you with the following list of newly elected UAW Local 5810 officers. As of the close of the nomination period at 5pm PST on February 13, 2020, no more than one (1) member accepted nomination for the following positions. The candidates, being...

Notice of Nomination and Vacancy Election

The strength of our union is built upon a democratic foundation. Now that Academic Researchers (ARs) have joined UAW 5810, our Joint Council has approved a new elected leadership structure to ensure representation for Academic Researchers as well. Here are the...

Vacancy Election Results

We are pleased to present you with the following list of newly elected UAW Local 5810 officers and Delegates for UAW Constitutional Conventions. As of the close of the nomination period at 5pm PDT on October 3rd, 2019, no more than one (1) member accepted nomination...

Notice of Nomination and Vacancy Election

We will be holding a vacancy election to fill positions within the union leadership. The strength of our union is built upon a democratic foundation – UAW 5810 is a union of Postdocs and for Postdocs. If you are interested in taking a leadership role in the...

Vacancy Election Results

We are pleased to present you with the following list of newly elected UAW Local 5810 officers. As of the close of the nomination period at 5pm PST on May 2, 2019, no more than one (1) member accepted nomination for the following positions. The candidates, being UAW...

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