The following proposed amendment to Article IX, B, 1 of the PEF Constitution will be presented for ratification to delegates at the 2023 Convention. The amendment was approved by the PEF Executive Board at its June 7-9, 2023, meeting for presentation to the delegates. The amendment would change the required signatures on a petition from 10% of the membership to 5% of the membership of the appropriate constituency. If the amendment is approved by the delegates, it will take effect 60 days after adoption.
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Article IX NOMINATIONS
B. Subsequent Nominations
- Nominations for all subsequent elections shall require a petition signed by 5% [10%] of the membership of the appropriate constituency. Regular nominations shall begin on the last Monday in March and continue for thirty (30) days in each election year.