Report of Convention Action - Saturday, June 7, 2014
The chair of the Credentials Committee reported 630 voting delegates registered.
Motion to adopt the report of the Credentials Committee.
Motion #11422, LWVUS Board.
ADOPTION OF CONVENTION RULES
Motion to adopt the Rules of Convention, as they appear on pages 23-26 of the Convention Booklet.
Motion #11485, LWVUS Board
ADOPTION OF ORDER OF BUSINESS
Motion to adopt the Order of Business, as presented in the Convention Booklet on pages 4 through 11.
Motion #11957, LWVUS Board
Linda Duckworth, chair of the Nominating Committee, presented the report of the Nominating Committee.
Deirdre Macnab was nominated from the floor for LWVUS President.
Motion to close nominations for LWVUS officers, board of directors and nominating committee for the 2014-2016 biennium.
Motion #71887, LWVUS Board
CAMPAIGN OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
The Campaign Oversight Committee (COC) has reviewed the Preliminary Report of Candidate Campaign Contributions and Expenditures from all candidates for their expenses up until June 4. According to what they filed, all are in compliance with Section D of Campaign Policies for Candidates for LWVUS Office. To ensure transparency, copies of the reports are posted in the back of the plenary hall.
Candidates will submit a Final Report of Candidate Campaign Contributions and Expenditures in August.
All candidates submitted a signed copy of the Fair Campaign Practices Pledge as well.
The full policies and a copy of the pledge are available in the back of the plenary hall and online at http://forum.lwv.org/member-resources/article/campaign-policies-candidates-lwvus-office.
All delegates are encouraged to learn as much as they can about the candidates to make an informed vote. Please attend the Candidates Forum at 12 noon in plenary hall, participate in the candidate meet-and-greets on Monday at 7:30 am in Arts District 4 and 5, and talk with the candidates one-on-one.