The Twin Rivers United Educators (TRUE) will be holding an open nomination election for ONE CTA State Council of Education Representative, and ONE Alternate Representative, each with a three year term going from June 26, 2016 to June 25, 2019. The State Council Representative and Alternate will be elected by and from the TRUE active membership: the Representative by majority vote and the runner-up becomes the Alternate (by plurality vote).

“The State Council of Education is the statewide representative body of CTA and serves as its legislative and policy making body. It considers and acts upon proposals affecting the welfare of the public schools of California; it elects the CTA Executive Officers and other Board of Directors members, determines CTA membership dues and adopts the CTA annual budget.”

Please click here for the  Declaration of Candidacy and Campaigning Rules to view these documents.


This election will be by electronic/online. TRUE members must make sure the TRUE office has their current home e-mail address to receive the link to vote online. For those not wishing or not able to vote by electronic means, during the voting period paper ballots will be available only at the TRUE office, which is open Monday-Friday, 9 am – 7 pm.

***RESULTS = Run-Off***
Date: Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 7:26 PM
Subject: Election Results and Announcement of Run-Off Election – State Council Rep and Alternate

Dear TRUE members:

The TRUE Elections Committee has completed the vote count/tally for the election of CTA State Council Representative and Alternate. Here are the official results:
None of the  candidates obtained majority vote as required, so we must have a RUN-OFF ELECTION between the 2 candidates that received the highest number of votes: JULIEANNE NEAL and KERRI ASBURY. In the run-off election, the candidate receiving the highest number of legal votes cast will be elected as the State Council Representative, and the runner-up will be the Alternate. The following election timeline must be followed exactly:



April 21, 2016 ……………… Announcement of results and of run-off election and timeline.
April 26-May 03, 2016 ……Voting takes place BY ELECTRONIC BALLOT ONLY. Voting period closes at 4:30 pm
May 03, 2016 ………………. Starting at 4:35 pm the TRUE Elections Committee will tally electronic/online voting
By May 04, 2016 ………….. Announcement of election results
May 16, 2016 ………………. Challenges to this election must be in writing and are due by 4 pm at the latest at the TRUE office (3318 Howard Street, Suite 10, McClellan, CA 95652). Post-marked date not accepted.
By May 31, 2016 ………….. Elections results must be reported to the CTA Elections Committee



Tara Jacobs
TRUE Elections Chair



Date: Tue, May 3, 2016 at 5:41 PM
Subject: Election Results – Run-Off Election for State Council Representative
Dear TRUE members:
The TRUE Elections Committee has finished the tally of electronic ballots in the run-off election for State Council Representative; Kerri Asbury was elected as representative. The runner-up, Julieanne Neal, is the Alternate. Congratulations to both!
Below is copy of the numbers in the teller’s report.
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Tara Jacobs
TRUE Elections Chair
Office: (916) 648-9791

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