2019 Board of Trustees Election
Nominations open on March 1 for the 2019 LASERS Board of Trustees Election. Every two years, LASERS members are asked to cast their ballots for candidates for the 13-member Board.
Three seats are open for active members and two for retired members.
For more information, read the Election Rules.
2019 Election Schedule of Events
(This schedule may be modified by the Executive Director of LASERS in the event of a disaster or emergency declared by executive order or proclamation of the Governor.)
|March 1, 2019
(first day in March)
|July 9, 2019
(second Tuesday in July)
|All nominating petitions, qualifications, platforms, and photos due to LASERS by 4:30 p.m. (Central Time).
Signed nominating petitions will be accepted if received by facsimile or email by the date nominations are closed, as long as the original nominating petition with signatures is received by 4:30 p.m. (Central Time) July 12, 2019 (first Friday following close of nominations). If originals are not received by that deadline, the person in whose name they are submitted shall not be qualified as a candidate.
|July 15, 2019
(Monday following second Tuesday in July)
|Drawing to determine candidate positions on ballot.|
|September 27, 2019
(fourth Friday in September)
|Final day that information on candidates/ballots mailed to members.|
|October 25, 2019
(fourth Friday in October)
|Votes must be received by 4:30 p.m. (Central Time).|
|October 30, 2019
(Wednesday following fourth Friday)
|Votes tallied and verified by this date.|
|November 21 or 22, 2019
(Regular November Board Meeting)
|Board certifies and authorizes publication of ballot count.|
|January 2020||Newly elected Trustees receive orientation and are sworn in.|