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 5th @ 7:30 p.m.  To attend the meeting you must sign up in advance at: MeetingRSVP@sellwood.org.
  • Candidates will be 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 will be available at the SMILE Station (SE 13th/Tenino) on May 6th between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. They can also be printed at home. All paper ballots must be dropped off at the SMILE Station on Thursday, May 6th between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.
  • All voting will end on Thursday, May 6th at 6:00 p.m.
  • 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 SEUL Communications and Outreach Manger Paola De La Cruz at: paola@seuplift.org or 503-232-0010 x316.