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Election of Texas Delegates to the National Women's Conference, procedures and list of nominees
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Texas IWY Coordinating Committee. Election of Texas Delegates to the National Women's Conference, procedures and list of nominees - File 001. 1977. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 21, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/2356/show/2352.

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Texas IWY Coordinating Committee. (1977). Election of Texas Delegates to the National Women's Conference, procedures and list of nominees - File 001. Selections from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference Collection. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/2356/show/2352

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Title Election of Texas Delegates to the National Women's Conference, procedures and list of nominees
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  • Texas IWY Coordinating Committee
Date 1977
Language eng
Subject
  • Feminism
  • Women's rights
  • National Women's Conference
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  • instructions (document genre)
  • lists (document genres)
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  • Text
Identifier ID 1996-007, Box 1, Folder 8
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  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • Carey C. Shuart Women’s Research Collection
  • Marjorie Randal National Women's Conference Collection
Donor Randal, Marjorie
Rights No Copyright - United States: This item is in the public domain in the United States and may be used freely in the United States. The item may not be in the public domain under the copyright laws of other countries.
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Title File 001
Transcript ELECTION OF TEXAS DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL WOMEN'S CONFERENCE, 1977 Texas is allotted fifty-eight delegates and five alternates to the National Women's Conference in Houston Nov. 18-21, 1977. The Texas IWY Coordinating Committee elected a Nominating Committee to prepare a slate of nominations to present to the Texas Women's Meeting. The committee was mandated by the National rules to present a "balanced" slate. In addition to ethnic and racial representation, the law requires diversity among organizations, geographical residence, religions, occupations and income and age groups. The attached slate consists of sixty-three women. Nominations may be made from the floor. All names will be placed in nomination at the General Session, Saturday, June 25, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Ballots including the names of slate nominees and floor nominees will be issued at 8:00am, Sunday, June 26. Voting closes at 9:30am. The results will be announced to the General Session following the tally of the ballots. The names of all nominees complete with a brief biography will be posted in the general convention hall and the registration room. PROCEDURES FOR FLOOR NOMINATIONS 1. Nominees must be 1) Texas residents or enrollees in Texas educational institutions and 2) sixteen years of age or over. 2. A nomination form may be acquired at the registration desk in the Joe C. Thompson Center or in the convention hall. 3. Fill in the form in its entirety with special attention to the consent portion. 4. Present the form to a member of the nominating committee or committee staff located at the front of the convention hall before the 1:30pm session, Saturday, June 25th. A nominating committee member will check the form for federal regulation requirements. 5. Nominations may consist of the name of. the person to be nominated and their home town. No nominating speeches can be allowed either for nominees on the slate or those nominated from the floor. (This procedure is a necessity due to time limitations) ELECTION PROCEDURES 1. Each voting delegate may vote for fifty-eight (58) persons. Any ballot designating more than fifty-eight will be void. 2. A plurality elects. The fifty-eight nominees with the largest number of votes will be delegates to the national convention. The next five in order of numbers of votes will be alternate delegates. 3. Each voting delegate will be given one ballot and each voting delegate may cast one ballot. No proxy voting is allowed. Delegates must have their VOTER name badge to receive a ballot. The badge will be punched at the time of the casting of the ballot.
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