Q.  How will voting work?

  • The entire voting process will be supervised by Southeast Uplift (SEUL) staff.
  • Election proceedings will begin during the online SMILE meeting on Wednesday, May 4th @ 7:30 p.m. (Zoom link)
  • Candidates will be encouraged to complete a candidate statement and invited to make a brief (3 – 5 minute) presentation. Nominations will be accepted from the floor.
  • Online voting will begin after the presentations are finished, at approximately 9:00 p.m.  A link to an online ballot plus prepared candidate statements will be posted on the SMILE website.
  • Paper ballots can be picked up and dropped off on Thursday, May 5th at the SMILE Station (SE 13th/Tenino):
    • 10:00am-12:00noon
    • 4:00-6:00pm
  • Online voting ends on Friday, May 6th at 6:00pm
  • SEUL staff will compile the election results and transmit them to SMILE.  Once candidates have been notified, the election results will be published on the SMILE website.
  • Questions? Concerns? Contact: