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Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2021

September 10, 2021 — The following proposed amendment to Article IX, B, 1 of the PEF Constitution will be presented for ratification to delegates at the 2021 PEF Convention. The amendment was approved by the PEF Executive Board at its August 26 and 27, 2021, meeting for presentation to the Delegates. The amendment would change the required signatures on a petition from 10% of the membership to 5% of the membership of the appropriate constituency.

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Article IX NOMINATIONS  

B. Subsequent Nominations

  1. Nominations for all subsequent elections shall require a petition signed by 5%  [10%] of the membership of the appropriate constituency. Regular nominations shall begin on the last Monday in March and continue for thirty (30) days in each election year.