Watson wins special election for NALC director of retired members

Pursuant to an election complaint received by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS), NALC entered into a voluntary agreement with OLMS to conduct, under OLMS’ supervision, a new officer election for the position of NALC director of retired members.

NALC-LOGOThe election was conducted by ballots mailed on Sept. 14 and Sept. 15 to all NALC members in good standing as of June 1. Ballots were due back in the post office box by 12 noon on Oct. 5.

The ballot tally for this election took place immediately afterward at Peake-DeLancey Printing in Cheverly, MD, and it was completed on Oct. 7. The preliminary results of the count are:

  • Corvallis, OR Branch 1274 member Ron Watson: 47,608
  • Minneapolis Branch 9 member Ken Ring: 9,119

OLMS is reviewing the vote totals to ensure they are correct and accurate, and it will release a final tally report shortly. This report will include a breakdown of the vote totals by branch.

The term of office for this election is the remainder of the unexpired term, which will end in December 2018.