The NAWCC election resulted in 2,527 ballots returned out of 14,415 for a high of 17.53%. This is the highest return we have had in over a decade. The 2013 election had 15.00% of the ballots returned, 2011 - 8.52% and 2009 - 9.62%. Of the ballots returned, 32.13% were returned by mail and 67.87% were returned online. Pennsylvania voters returned 22.45%, Texas 21.78% and Missouri 21.58%. Our Canadian members returned 25.17% of their ballots which was the high for countries with ten or more members.
The results of the election for the three board seats are Tom Bartels (1,071), David Lee (1,015) and Phil Gregory (979) were elected. Other vote counts are Jay Holloway (821), Gary Landis (798), Robert Gary (786), Bob Pritzker (771) and Randy Jaye (503).
The result for the position on Nominating and Elections Committee is Lee Davis was elected with 1,284 votes. Ralph Pokluda's vote count was 1,041.
All of the four bylaw amendments passed by overwhelming vote totals. Bylaw Change 1 (2,315 yes, 83 no); Change 2 (2,278 yes, 110 no); Change 3 (2,279 yes, 109 no) and Change 4 (2,128 yes, 237 no).
|Directors (3)||Thomas J. Bartels||1,071|
|Philip C. Gregory||979|
|Jay (James) Holloway||821|
|Nominating and Elections Committee (1)||Lee Davis||1,284|
|Bylaw Change 1: ARTICLE I, Section 5||Yes, I approve.||2,315|
|No, I do not approve.||83|
|Bylaw Change 2: ARTICLE I, Section 6||Yes, I approve.||2,278|
|No, I do not approve.||110|
|Bylaw Change 3: ARTICLE IV, Section 5||Yes, I approve.||2,279|
|No, I do not approve.||109|
|Bylaw Change 4: ARTICLE XII||Yes, I approve.||2,128|
|No, I do not approve.||237|