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Third Quarter Report of the Election Committee 2005

TO: National Coordinator and Advisory Board, USGenWeb
FROM: USGenWeb Elections Committee
SUBJECT: EC REPORT Third Quarter, 2005

JULY 2005: Passwords were sent to all registered members
beginning on July 1, 2005. An error regarding the ballot
number was noted and a message was broadcast project-wide
immediately.

On July 3, 2005, an additional informational message
regarding the ballot for the logos was broadcast to all
regional lists.

During the voting period, the Election Committee answered
questions from project members regarding the ballot and
voting; responded to members who failed to receive a
password promptly due to changes in e-mail and/or spam
filters; and reconciled issues related to bounces from the
initial password e-mails.

AUGUST 2005: On August 1, 2005 the following election
results were broadcast project-wide:

National Coordinator.

Davenport 208 41.683
Hall 116 23.246
Carpenter 102 20.441
Kelly 73 14.629
499 100.000%

499 votes cast. USGenWeb Election committee declares runoff
between Linda Davenport and Sherri Hall.

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Representative at Large
St. Clair 227 45.951
Mills 191 38.664
Barnum 76 15.385
494 100.000%

494 votes cast. USGenWeb Election committee declares runoff
between Mike St. Clair and Betsy Mills.

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NENC CC
Sweeney 46 31.081
Scism 38 25.676
Oliver 27 18.243
Hestand 19 12.838
Mead 18 12.162
148 100.000
 

148 votes cast. USGenWeb Election committee declares runoff
between Robert Sweeney and Jeff Scism.

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NENC SC
Waller 8 61.538
Burow 5 38.462
13 100.000

13 votes cast. USGenWeb Election committee declares George
Waller the winner.
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NWPL CC
De Groote-Johnson 53 60.227
Kilgore 35 39.773
88 100.000

88 votes cast. USGenWeb Election committee declares Karen De
Groote-Johnson the winner.
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NWPL SC
Maynez 4 44.444
Mendenhall 3 33.333
Bony 2 22.222
9 100.000

9 votes cast. USGenWeb Election committee declares runoff
between Sundee Maynez and Jason Mendenhall.

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SEMA CC
Shepard 68 34.872
Smoot 57 29.231
Pack 42 21.538
Tabor 21 10.769
Simpson 7 3.590
195 100.000

195 votes cast. USGenWeb Election committee declares runoff
between Suzanne Shepard and Fred Smoot.

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SPAR
Enfinger 70 100.000

70 votes cast. Ran unopposed. USGenWeb Election committee
declares Cyndie Enfinger winner.

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SWSC CC
Wood 65 45.139
Holt 53 36.806
Allen 26 18.056
144 100.000

144 votes cast. USGenWeb Election committee declares runoff
between Bettie Wood and Trey Holt.

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Yes 344 68.254
No 160 31.746
504 100.000

504 votes cast.

ARTICLE XVI. AMENDMENT TO BYLAWS Section 4. Voting on any
proposed amendment to the bylaws shall be during the annual
voting period of July 1-July 31 and a two-thirds (2/3)
majority of the members voting within that time frame is
required for the amendment to pass. Bylaw amendment passes.

Logo

The USGenWeb Project Logo Contest.

8. All eligible entries will be placed before a vote of
USGenWeb members during the regular elections period in
July, 2005. The top vote-getter will be USGenWeb's main
Official Logo. The next three top vote-getting designs (or
less if there are not three additional entries) will be the
Official Alternate Logos. In the event of a tie, the
Advisory Board will vote to break the tie. The decision of
the Advisory Board will be final. There is no monetary
compensation for this contest.

AB5 58 http://www.usgenweb.com/logos/images/usgenweb.gif
AA7 43 http://www.usgenweb.com/logos/images/USGenWeb02.gif
AD8 42 http://www.usgenweb.com/logos/images/USGW07_small.jpg
AA2 40 http://www.usgenweb.com/logos/images/USGenWeb05.jpg
[complete results of logo ballot will be available on
USGenWeb Project website within 24 hrs.]

On August 5, 2005 notice was sent to all national and
regional list giving information about the schedule for the
run-off election. It was announced that voting will begin
August 11, 2005 (12:01 am) and will end August 25, 2005
(11:59 pm) CST. A link was provided to direct members to
information about the candidates posted on the Election
Committee web pages.

On August, 6, notice was sent to all national and regional
list regarding a Special Election dictated by the passage
of the Bylaws Amendment.

The USGenWeb Project Election Committee obtained Advisory
Board approval of the following time-frame:

-- two (2) week period for registration [required];
-- one (1) week period for nominations;
-- one (1) week period for preparation/campaign for nominees;
-- two (2) week period for voting.

On August 26, the following results of the Run-Off Elections
were broadcast project wide:

National Coordinator. 8/31/2006.
Davenport 247 ( 58.255%)
Hall 177 ( 41.745%)
424 (100.000%)
424 votes cast. The USGenWeb Election Committee declares Linda Davenport the
winner.

Representative at Large. 8/31/2007.
St. Clair 260 ( 61.905%)
Mills 160 ( 38.095%)
420 (100.000%)
420 votes cast. The USGenWeb Election Committee declares Mike St. Clair the
winner.

Northeast/North Central Region. County Coordinator Representative.
8/31/2007.
Scism 67 ( 54.032%)
Sweeney 57 ( 45.968%)
124 (100.000%)
124 votes cast. The USGenWeb Election Committee declares Jeff Scism the
winner.

Northwest/Plains Region. State Coordinator Representative. 8/31/2007.
Maynez 5 ( 55.556%)
Mendenhall 4 ( 44.444%)
9 (100.000%)
9 votes cast. The USGenWeb Election Committee declares Sundee Maynez the
winner.

Southeast/Mid-Atlantic Region. County Coordinator Representative.
8/31/2007.
Shepard 105 ( 62.500%)
Smoot 63 ( 37.500%)
168 (100.000%)
168 votes cast. The USGenWeb Election Committee declares Suzanne Shepard the
winner.

Southwest/South Central Region. County Coordinator Representative.
8/31/2007.
Wood 72 ( 53.333%)
Holt 63 ( 46.667%)
135 (100.000%)
135 votes cast. The USGenWeb Election Committee declares Bettie Wood the
winner.

On August 28, 2005, notice was broadcast to regional lists
that the registration form was open for the election of
Special Project Representative and registration could
continue until September 12, 2005. The nomination period
for the election of the Special Project Representative was
September 14 - September 21.

Respectfully submitted,
USGenWeb Election Committee


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