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 Notice of Nomination and Election: 2022 AFSCME Convention Delegates
Delegate nominating meetings to be held Saturday, February 5, 2022
Meetings will be held in all CSEA Regions on Saturday, February 5 to nominate candidates for the position of Delegate to the 2022 AFSCME Convention scheduled for July 11-15, 2022, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The meetings will be remote this year.
The meetings will be held
via Zoom. Links to each Region nominating meeting can be found at elections-2022. You will need to sign
into the website to get access. These Region nominating
meetings kick off the AFSCME Delegate election process, which continues in accordance with the schedule of election, printed below right, approved by CSEA’s Board of Directors.
CSEA members in each CSEA Region will elect Delegates
from their Region. The number
of Delegates to which each Region is entitled is based on Region membership strength, in accordance with the AFSCME and CSEA Constitutions. If you are not
nominating any delegates, there is no need for you to attend this meeting.
Who is eligible?
Any member in good standing as of February 5, 2022, will be entitled to be nominated as a delegate to the AFSCME Convention. Any member in good standing as of February 5, 2022, will be eligible to nominate Delegates. Any qualified CSEA member will be eligible to nominate as many candidates for Delegates
as he or she desires, not to exceed the total number of Delegates to be
elected from that Region. Nominees do not have to be at the nominating meeting.
Nominations may be made by slates of two or more individuals who will appear on the ballot as running together under a particular slate designation. The ballot will also allow slate candidates to be elected individually, separate from the slate.
Expenses for transportation, room and board at the AFSCME Convention will be paid by CSEA.
     AFSCME Delegates Election Year 2022
An AFSCME Delegates election will be held this year. The approved schedule for that election is as follows:
February 5, 2022: February 11-
March 13, 2022: February 18, 2022: February 18, 2022:
March 1, 2022: March 16, 2022: March 23, 2022: April 7, 2022:
Ten (10) days following Statewide Election Committee Certification of Results:
May 2022:
Region Nomination Meetings, 11:00 a.m. via Zoom
Voter lists inspection available
Deadline for declination and name confirmation Deadline for campaign literature submission for printing/mailing
Local and Unit President labels available
Ballots mailed
Replacement ballots available
Ballots due 9:00 a.m.; Tally commences 10:00 a.m.
End of protest period
Results published in The Work Force
Members are urged to carefully read the election information contained in The Work Force throughout the Year 2022 election cycle as well as the instructions, which will accompany each mail ballot.
 CSEA Region Nominating Meetings AFSCME Convention Delegates Election
Saturday, February 5, 2022
All meetings will start at 11:00 A.M via Zoom
Long Island Region 1 (36 Delegates) Metropolitan Region 2 (11 Delegates) Southern Region 3 (31 Delegates) Capital Region 4 (27 Delegates) Central Region 5 (33 Delegates) Western Region 6 (32 Delegates)
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