SEIU Delegate Elections


SEIU International Convention Delegate Election Information
You Can Make a Difference

Do you have a vision for a bold future? Are you innovative and willing to think beyond worksite-specific issues, committed
 to furthering the greater good for all working people? Then consider stepping up and becoming a delegate to the SEIU International Convention, April 24 – 26, 2020, in Chicago.

Convention delegates play an important role in shaping the future of the labor movement here and across the nation. You’ll join a team building a vision for tomorrow’s workplace, creating new campaigns to give all working families the opportunity to have a good life, live in sustainable communities, and enjoy the fruits of social, economic, and environmental justice.

Our national Fight for $15 campaign to raise the wage for tens of millions of working families is just one example of the kinds of initiatives that come from leaders like you, working together with other committed activists to build power.

As a convention delegate, you’ll have the opportunity to represent the interests of 96,000 Local 1000 members to our family across the country at SEIU. You’ll vote on important proposals and vote to elect the officers of SEIU International. More important, you’ll have a voice in the activities that matter most to you and your community.

The SEIU International Convention is April 24 – 26 in Chicago, IL.

Eligibility Requirements - SEIU International Delegates

• Must be a member in good standing for two years to run for SEIU delegate.
• Must make arrangements in advance with your supervisor to use your own vacation or personal leave time to attend the SEIU convention.
• Must share a hotel room.
• All delegates elected will be eligible for reimbursement (travel, shared hotel room, meals (when not provided) and per diem.
• Must attend all scheduled meetings and be present to vote on proposals, budgets and elect SEIU International officers.
• Submit a signed nomination form and an optional candidate statement (up to a maximum of 50 words in length).

Delegate Election Vote is In.

Voting was began on December 19, 2019
Ended by January 21, 2020

Click here to read the updated “Ballots Received” report. 

A complete voting package—including a voter guide, ballot, and return mail envelope—was mailed to members on December 19, 2019. Read your ballot instructions carefully.

To be counted, your ballot must be received at the election office, 1100 Melody Lane, Suite 107, Roseville, CA 95678 in the envelope provided through the U.S. Postal Service mail by 5:00 p.m., January 21, 2020.

If you do not receive a ballot package, duplicate/replacement ballots 
may be requested by calling the “duplicate/replacement ballot request” message at the Member Resource Center at 866.471.SEIU (7348), beginning January 2, 2020, through January 10, 2020.

About the Ballot Order Matrix

The Voter Guide to elect Delegates to the 2020 SEIU International Convention contains a list of candidates that are not in alphabetical order.

Candidate names appear in an order determined by a random drawing by the Local 1000 Election Committee on September 6, 2019. The order was set by the first letter of the last name in the order that letter was drawn.

The ballot order matrix was printed on page two of the Voter Guide. To read or download a copy of the ballot order matrix, click the button on the right hand side of the page titled (Download the Ballot Order Matrix). 

Key Delegate Election Dates

October 15 – Nomination period begins.
November 15 – Nomination period closes.
December 19 – Ballots mailed to members.
January 2, 2020 – First day to request duplicate ballots by calling 866-471-7348
January 10, 2020 – Final day to request duplicate ballots (before 5:00 p.m.) by calling 866-471-7348
January 21, 2020 – Ballots due by mail. 5:00 p.m. deadline.
January 22, 2020 - Starting at 1pm, ballots opened, sorted, counted. Observers welcome. 
January 23, 2020 – Starting at 9am, ballots opened, sorted, counted. Observers welcome.
January 31, 2020 – Results announced.