The Governing Board has called elections for a total of 16 Company Councils to be held on the next 28th, 29th and 30th of November. The process began on 24th October with the publication of the electoral census on the Sepla notice boards located in the Sepla offices in Madrid and Barcelona, as well as with the opening of the presentation of pre-candidatures.
The call for elections marks the start of one of the most important periods for the Spanish airline pilots’ union, in which members will have to vote for the representatives who will form the new Sepla Company Councils.
24 Oct. – 2 Nov. Publication of the preliminary electoral census, complaints about the census, rectification of defects and call for elections
24 Oct. – 2 Nov. Application for postal votes
2 Nov. Census appeals, ruling on appeals and publication of the definitive census
24 Oct. – 3 Nov. Presentation of pre-candidatures
4 and 7 Nov. Correction of defects, pre-candidatures and definitive proclamation
8 Nov. – 14 Nov. Submission of candidatures
15 Nov. Publication of candidatures
16 Nov. Objections to candidatures, ruling on objections and final proclamation of candidatures
17 Nov. Verification of the electronic voting system by the Electoral Commission and generation of certificates
17 Nov – 23 Nov Dispatch of postal ballot papers to those who have requested them and of digital e-voting certificate to those voters who have not requested postal votes
17 Nov. – 26 Nov. Election Campaign
27 Nov. Day of reflection
28, 29 and 30 Nov. Personal voting in person. At the close of polling station, the deadline for the receipt of postal and electronic votes online, the counting of votes will take place.
30 Nov. Proclamation of provisional results
30 Nov. and 1 Dec. Objections to the results
2 Dec. Final decision and announcement of results
Delegates will be elected on the basis of a closed list system. Sepla’s Electoral Regulations allow for face-to-face voting, postal voting and also electronic voting, which is recommended for the convenience of members.