Absentee Voting Opens

Absentee voting for the 2017 Piedmont Division Board of Directors elections opened October 5, 2017.  Ballots must be requested from Elections Chair Chuck Hoesch at elections@piedmont-div.org.  If you know, or suspect that you will not attend the November meeting, you may vote by absentee ballot. 

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Absentee Voting Instructions

Request an absentee ballot.  Ballots must be requested from the Piedmont Division Elections Chair Chuck Hoesch, at elections@piedmont-div.org.  You will receive a numbered ballot via email.  Ballots are numbered for control purposes only.This ballot is assigned to you.  It may not be used by additional members.

Note:  To receive an absentee ballot, you must: 

Be a member in good standing as listed on the most recent NMRA roster on the date that the ballot is requested AND have a membership type that allows voting.  Regular, Associate, Sustaining (individual), and Student members may vote. Family members, Sustaining (Organzation), and Rail Pass members may not.

You will be notified if you do not meet the above criteria.

Send the completed ballot by US Mail to Elections Chair Chuck Hoesch at the address listed on the ballot.  It must be received by Chuck no later than October 31, 2017.

Additional Absentee Voting Rules and Information

  • Ballots received after October 31, 2017 wil not be accepted.
  • Incomplete or erroneous ballots may be invalidated by the elections chair.
  • Multiple copies of ballots with the same ballot number will be invalidated.
  • If you are not in good standing as listed on the most recent NMRA roster on the date of the election, the ballot will be invalidated.