This is Megan, member of the elections committee for our first election of union leadership as GSWOC-UAW Local 872. Today, I am sharing the candidacy statements of all candidates running for the executive board as well as the candidacy statements of stewards in each steward area.

To read the candidacy statements for the executive board, see here.

To read the candidacy statements for the stewards in your area, see here.

All union members are eligible to vote for the executive board and stewards in their steward area. If you are not already a member, you can sign up here.

The election timeline is as follows: 

  • April 22nd-29th: Nomination period
  • May 5th: Candidate statements submitted to membership.
  • May 13th: Voting opens, online ballots sent out to all members. (If you do not receive a ballot on the 13th, there will be a link to request a ballot.) 
  • May 14th: Voting closes
  • May 15th: Election results announced
  • May 20th-21st: Runoff election, if necessary, for positions where no candidate is voted in by a majority vote

Any election-related questions can be directed to

In Solidarity,