DCPAA Voting Procedures for Dutchess County Progressive Action Alliance Members
Only active members of Dutchess County Progressive Action Alliance are allowed to vote on DCPAA matters.
Who is an active member?
An active member is anyone who has agreed to be part of the DCPAA email list, is a member of an action team and has participated in one or both of the following:
The member has attended at least one DCPAA General Membership Meeting during the course of the year before the vote is taken.
The member has participated in at least one DCPAA generated activity, action or event during the course of the year before the vote is taken.
How can voting be conducted?
There are two ways a vote can be conducted:
Voting can be conducted at a General Membership Meeting.
Voting can be conducted online using a Doodle Poll, Rank Choice Voting or some online system where the votes can be tallied, kept secret and there is assurance that each member only gets one vote.
It is decided by the members of the Connecting Circle when a vote by the membership is needed. All voting is supervised by the DCPAA ARC Team.