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

2021 Triennial Election

Your union is holding its 2021 Triennial Election to fill Executive Board and Joint Council positions. The nomination period began May 3, 2021 and ended on May 12, 2021 at 5pm PDT. The election will take place on May 26-27, 2021. Please read on for information about the election.

There is one contested position, and the election will proceed as planned on May 26th and 27th.  The election will take place for the following Executive Board position:

  • Academic Researcher Member-at-Large:
    • Candidate: Benjamin Lynch
    • Candidate: Elliott Peterson

You can view statements from each candidate here.

This election will only be conducted electronically. An invitation to a secret and secure ballot will be sent to each Academic Researcher unit member from a secure online voting platform, on Wednesday May 26th. Voting will close at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) on Thursday, May 27th.

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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Lorenzo and Karen do the same work on the same research project, with the same responsibilities, in the same lab, under the same supervisor. Raise your hand if you think they should have the same rights! Then sign here: http://bit.ly/SRUpetition #SameResearchSameRights

UAW 5810 opposes the DOJ’s racist & discriminatory China Initiative, which began under Trump. It fuels racial profiling and anti-Asian hate, & unfairly targets Chinese visa applicants. Excluding qualified researchers from US universities harms research.
https://www.newsweek.com/professors-accuse-trump-era-china-initiative-racially-profiling-chinese-scholars-1628497

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