Bar Rules

Section 6. Officer Elections

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / Bylaws of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia / ARTICLE VII ELECTIONS / Section 6. Officer Elections

The election for the positions of President-Elect, Treasurer and Secretary  shall be conducted and resolved consistent with and in the manner set forth for the election of officers for the State Bar of Georgia. This specifically includes but is not limited to the content of ballots; the method of voting; the counting and report of votes; the procedure for requesting, conducting, and resolving a recount; the declaration of election results; the procedure for determining the need for, conducting and resolving a run-off election; and the coordination of elections with the election to determine the officers of the State Bar of Georgia.

(a) Standing Policy. In the event or to the extent the State Bar of Georgia’s provisions for the election of officers for the State Bar of Georgia are insufficient to govern the election for the positions of YLD President-Elect, Treasurer and Secretary, then the YLD Standing Policy on Officer elections shall govern the procedure for conducting the elections of those Officers and shall determine the outcome of that elections.  

(b) Creation of Standing Policy. Upon approval by the YLD membership of this subsection of this Article of these bylaws, the President at the time of such approval shall appoint a committee to prepare a proposed YLD Standing Policy on Officer elections. This Standing Policy shall be adopted and incorporated as a supplement to these bylaws once it is distributed, considered, and approved as provided for in Article XIII of these bylaws.



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