Organizing with online elections

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Looking for ways to organize your members with the new online voting process? Use this PowerPoint to find instructions for voting, talking points about voting and the new process, and ideas and incentives.

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Organizing with online elections

  1. 1. Organizing withOnline ElectionsOklahoma Education Association
  2. 2. Online VotingHow to Vote in the 2013 ElectionsOrganizing Members to ParticipateIdeas & Incentives
  3. 3. 2013 Elections - How to VoteIn this election we will decide the OEA/NEA Ethnic MinorityDelegate-at-Large for Aprils Delegate Assembly.
  4. 4. 2013 Elections - How to Vote• Log on to okea.org between March 1st and March 29th.• Find and click the “Vote Here” icon on the home page of the site.
  5. 5. 2013 Elections - How to Vote• You will be directed to the VoteNet voting site. Login your first initial, last name (Ex: dmoore) and your password will be the last four digits of your social security number.Note: TCTA members, your password will be your employee ID number.
  6. 6. 2013 Elections - How to Vote• Vote in the elections for which you are eligible.• If you have trouble logging in or voting contact Debbie Moore dmoore@okea.org.
  7. 7. Organizing Members to Vote• Collective Voice –The OEA is the collective voice of its members. In essence, YOU are the OEA and your voice makes a difference.• Collective Action –Action is required for any change. The members you choose to represent you on the state level help make the decisions that affect your classroom and your profession as a whole. Become part of the process by casting your ballot.
  8. 8. Organizing Members to Vote• Remember –While online voting is much easier (no paperwork, votes are counted as soon as they are cast, no returning ballots to HQ, etc.), it is no less important. Local leaders are asked to encourage their members to vote and, if possible, make voting easily accessible for them.
  9. 9. Ideas & Incentives• Hold an Association meeting in your buildings computer lab and ask members to vote during the meeting.• Set up a laptop, iPad or other tablet in the teachers lounge, connect to okea.org and encourage members to vote during their planning times, lunch periods or after school.• Enter those members who vote in a drawing to win a gift card or another prize.
  10. 10. Ideas & Incentives• Use this QR code. Members with Smart Phones can scan it and it will lead them to the voting site.(To get the QR code, email aknuckles@okea.org or visit kaywa.com to make your own for free. Just enter https://eballot4.votenet.com/okea/login.cfm press the “Generate” icon, right click the QR graphic, then click “Save Image As…” and save it to your computer. You can then insert into a Word document and share with other members.)
  11. 11. Ideas & IncentivesDo you have an idea that works well in your local association?Share with your fellow Association members by posting to our atwall facebook.com/Oklahoma.Education.Association or emailAshley Knuckles at aknuckles@okea.org.

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