The Election for DSEA (Delaware State Education Assoc.) President Seems To Be A Mess


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So… there was a tie. Okay, these things happen. However, I have some questions. Mainly about the paragraphs below.

Via delawareonline:

Preliminary results will be presented for certification to the DSEA executive board at its Feb. 16 meeting, the union said.

An email to union members states that at that meeting, the executive board will be presented with any uncounted ballots postmarked before midnight Jan. 23, when voting closed.

They may subsequently be counted, and the tie may be resolved at that time, the email implies.

If the tie stands, the DSEA will hold a runoff election. The winner will replace President Frederika Jenner, who is coming to the end of her second three-year term.

Wait… there may be uncounted ballots? And if they exist they may be counted? And if these uncounted ballots exist and if (perhaps? maybe?) they’re counted – and I have no idea what criteria would be employed…

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