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Chittagong Association of North America Election

April 2

Election of Chittagong Association of North America will be held on April 2, 2017. Twenty-one members will be elected to run the organization for 2017-2018. Only the members of Chittagong Association of North America will be able to vote. The election will be conducted by selected election commissioners. Nomination package fee $35. Some of the rules are:

  • Voters must be enlisted on the authorized voter list to vote.
  • Valid ID (DL, Green card, passport) required to vote.
  • Candidates can compete for each position only.
  • Secret ballot system in front of presiding officers.
  • Voters must present in person to vote.
  • Panel based or individual candidacy is allowed.
  • Candidates can not use any symbols, just their own picture.
  • Candidates can nominate agent to observe voting centers.
  • No noisy illegal campaign, leaflet/flyer distribution near 100 yards of the voting centers.
  • Election commission has the final decision about any and all election related matters.
  • Result of the election will be published on Association notice board and NYC Bangladeshi newspapers.
  • Any challenge to final election result must be presented to election commission within 48 hours by the candidate.
  • Vote recount fee:

vote number 1000 and up > $3,500
vote number 500-1000 > $3,000
vote number 1-499 > $2,500

Deadlines:

Nomination Package Distribution: Feb 11 & 12, 2017, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nomination Submission: Feb 25 & 26, 2017, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nomination Selection: Feb 28, 2017, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nomination Withdraw: March 4, 2017, until 4:00 pm
Final Nomination Announcement: March 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Election Date: April 2, 2017

Postions

Positions  Available Fee
President 1 $1,800
Senior Vice-President 1 $1,300
Vice-President 2 $1,150/each
General Secretary 1 $1,600
Joint General Secretary 1 $1,050
Asst General Secretary 1 $950
Treasurer 1 $1,000
Organizing Secretary 1 $700
Office Secretary 1 $700
Education & Cultural Secretary 1 $700
Social Welfare Secretary 1 $700
 Sports Secretary 1 $700
 Executive Member 7 $500/each

Venue:

TBD

Contacts:

 Kazi Kharul Bashar, 718-200-7373
Maksudul HAque Chowdhury, 917-854-4144
Ruhul Amin Hossain, 718-820-6192
Monirul Islam, 646-641-8948
Mizanur Rahman Jahangir, 917-583-7060

Details

Date:
April 2
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