Members: Proposal Three

THESE PROPOSALS ARE TO DISCUSS CONCEPTS ONLY.  ACTUAL LANGUAGE WILL BE DRAFTED AT A LATER TIME.

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 Members: Proposal Three

  • Change to undelegated system, and purchase technology for real-time, online voting by NOW members who can’t attend in person
    • To be implemented when the National board determines it is financially feasible

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5 thoughts on “Members: Proposal Three

  1. I believe — stay delegated, find online voting system and that delegates be expected to attend the conference online if they cannot travel.

    Florida Lake NOW

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  2. I shared Dina’s concern until today in webinar training when Paul said that members would have to receive a link by email in order to vote. Still, trolls could join the organization at the discounted rate just for the purpose of voting. I guess I would rather go with being inclusive rather than be ruled by fear.

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  3. Dina S Willner Northern NJ NOW

    I also agree with Susan. There is a real potential for trolling in online voting to go to that option without investigating the problems.

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  4. I believe that any change to undelegated voting would have to occur AFTER a method of on-line voting is in place.
    Until every member can vote, whether or not present at the site, the representational (delegate) method should remain in place.

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