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Roland Martin
Candidate for
Vice President Digital
April 5, 2019 - ONE VIOLATION FOR ANNOUNCING CANDIDACY PRIOR TO BEING CERTIFIED BY THE NABJ ELECTION COMMITTEE


"Before anyone may campaign for office, he or she must be certified as eligible to seek that office by the 2019 NABJ Elections Committee and receive by email a letter, signed by the Committee Chairwoman confirming eligibility. Anyone who engages in campaigning prior to being certified will be in violation of the rules and regulations of the 2019 elections process (and subject to disciplinary action). Campaigning by certified candidates may begin upon certification by the Elections Committee."

Enforcement Action: Warning
   


Christopher Nelson
Candidate for
Region I Director

April 5, 2019 - ONE VIOLATION FOR USING YOUR PERSONAL FACEBOOK PROFILE TO ANNOUNCE AND/OR CAMPAIGN

"The use of any personal social media account to campaign during the 2019 election cycle is strictly prohibited. Additionally, Candidates may not campaign on existing NABJ social media profiles and Pages. Candidates may direct NABJ members to his/her/their campaign Page or account once it is launched and and may list/link their campaign platform on their personal Page, website, blog and/or social media account (under “managed pages”)."

Enforcement Action: Warning

   
 

Ernest Owens
Candidate for Secretary
April 5, 2019 - ONE VIOLATION FOR USING YOUR PERSONAL FACEBOOK PROFILE TO ANNOUNCE AND/OR CAMPAIGN

"The use of any personal social media account to campaign during the 2019 election cycle is strictly prohibited. Additionally, Candidates may not campaign on existing NABJ social media profiles and Pages. Candidates may direct NABJ members to his/her/their campaign Page or account once it is launched and and may list/link their campaign platform on their personal Page, website, blog and/or social media account (under “managed pages”)."

Enforcement Action:
Suspension of campaign activities from April 8 to April 12, 2019 (11:59 p.m. Eastern time).
   

           

 

 

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