2019 CAC General Election and Nomination Information Available Online
Nominations for the 2019 CAC General Election are now being accepted. An election announcement and self-nomination packet was sent to all commercial producers and handlers on July 15. The board election will be held in October 2019 for one producer member seat and one producer alternate seat in each of the five districts. In addition, one handler member seat and one handler alternate member seat are open. All seats are for two-year terms that will end October 31, 2021.
General election materials also are available online. Those materials include the following:
- CAC Election Procedures
- Producer nomination packets
- Handler nomination packets
- A table noting CAC districts by zip code
- A summary of open seats
- Election schedule
Ballots will mail by September 23. The Commission will conduct the 2019 General Election utilizing a ranked choice voting method. Ballots will ask voters to cast their vote by ranking candidates in order of preference. The candidate receiving the highest number of first choice votes will be offered their choice of the available seats. The candidate with the highest combined total number of first and second choice votes will be offered the second available seat.
The new board will be seated at a meeting at the Commission office on November 21, 2019.