The Machinists Non-Partisan Political League is the political arm of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. It was created in 1947 to allow IAM members to gather individual contributions, coordinate political activity, and elect candidates who support IAM members and their families.
Candidates we support know that the MNPL stands for economic justice, security in the workplace and equality for every member. They do not take us for granted.
The MNPL scrutinizes each candidate thoroughly. We ask tough questions such as their positions on trade, labor law reform, economic conversion, transportation policies, and enhancement of the U.S. manufacturing base.
Who We Are
Who are the members of District 190 of the Machinists Union?
What are some of the Employers or Companies employing IAM District 190 members?
How many Employers or Companies have contracts with the Machinists District 190?
Are most Machinists District 190 members actually "machinists"?
What does District 190 provide to the members?
We stand for Fair Treatment on the Job
We stand for better Health Care and other Benefits
We stand for a great retirement benefit
Attn: District Lodge 190 Delegates
Official notice of nomination and election of District Lodge 190 officers and Directing Business Representative
In accordance with Article III, Sections 1,2,3,4 and 5 and Article VIII, Sections 1,2 and 3 of the District Lodge 190 Bylaws, you are hereby notified that nominations for the following positions shall take place at the District Lodge 190 Meeting to be held on November 26, 2013 at the District Lodge 190 offices located at 7717 Oakport Street, Oakland, CA 94621 at the hour of 7:30 p.m.
President • Vice President • Secretary-Treasurer • Trustees (3) Directing Business Representative
Election for these positions shall take place at the District Lodge 190 meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the District Lodge offices at the hour of 7:30 p.m.
The term of office for all positions is four (4) years.
The District Lodge Officers shall be nominated from and elected by vote of the duly accredited delegates to the district Lodge and the election shall be conducted by secret ballot.
The Directing Business Representative shall be elected by secret ballot vote of the delegate body in the same manner as employed in the election of District Lodge officers.
Any member who has served no less than three (3) years as an elected or appointed business representative of the District Lodge or a Local Lodge or lodges affiliated with the District Lodge is eligible to serve as the Directing Business Representative provided he or she is otherwise qualified in accordance with the District Lodge 190 Bylaws and the Constitution of the IAM.
Absentee ballot procedure: See rules for eligibility and how to apply for an absentee ballot in the box at right. Send your request to the Secretary-Treasurer of District Lodge 190: 7717 Oakport St., Oakland, CA 94621.
Please note: members applying for an absentee ballot on the the basis of residing in an outlying district more than 25 miles from the designated balloting place, shall have their eligibility to vote by absentee ballot determined by the Secretary Treasurer before the ballot is mailed. Members found not to be eligible to vote by absentee ballot will be so notified within 10 days of the receipt of their application. Before the absentee ballots are opened and counted, the inspectors of election shall determine the eligibility of members to vote by that method, as defined in this Section, with the exception cited above.
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To get an absentee ballot for the Local or District Lodge elections
Eligibility: As per the IAM Constitution, members who reside in outlying districts more than 25 miles from the designated balloting place, members who are either confined because of verified illness or on leave qualifying under U.S. and Canadian family leave laws, or on vacation, or on official IAM business approved by the Local Lodge or District Lodge or Grand Lodge or on an employer travel assignment, or reserve military leave, as the case may be, shall be furnished absentee ballots.
Any member entitled to vote by absentee ballot must request a ballot in writing (see below).
The Request for Absentee Ballot must be delivered to the Recording Secretary of your Local Lodge, (or to the District Lodge 190 Secretary Treasurer for the District election) in person or by mail no later than thirty (30) days prior to the election.
Completed Absentee Ballots must be received by the Local Lodge:
Local 93: prior to closing of the voting booth on December 10, 2013.
Local 1173: prior to closing of the voting booth on December 19, 2013.
Local 1414: prior to closing of the voting booth on December 19, 2013.
Local 1596: prior to closing of the voting booth on December 17, 2013.
Your written request for absentee ballot must be mailed to your local union (see addresses on page 8), and include the following:
"Please send me an absentee ballot."
Name • Address • City/State/Zip • Book # • Your signature