Nominees must be members of Democrats Abroad UK as of January 31st of this year and continue to be members up to and including the date of the General Meeting.
Any member of Democrats Abroad UK one may attend and vote at the General Meeting, provided that they are a member of Democrats Abroad UK as of January 31st of this year and remain members up to and including the date of the General Meeting.
If you know someone who may want to participate in the General Meeting or run for a position who is not already a member, please ask them to sign up for Democrats Abroad membership at www.democratsabroad.org by January 31st 2021.
Those who wish to be candidates are asked to complete and submit the nominations form at the following URL by February 20th 2021
The Elections Committee will verify the eligibility of anyone who wishes to be a candidate or to vote in the elections by checking their membership status as of 31 January 2021.
If a person appears to be ineligible or cannot be verified to be eligible, then the person’s eligibility will be treated as “challenged”.
Where someone’s eligibility is challenged, the Elections Committee will seek a statement from the person in question about all relevant facts relating to their eligibility.
Any person who serves on the Elections Committee in 2021 is ineligible to be a nominee for Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, DPCA Voting and Non Voting Representatives, or the Executive Committee.
However, members of the Elections Committee can be nominated as candidates for the Council.
Election Committee members can vote in the elections alongside the membership.