1. Any member is eligible to
vote at a nomination meeting upon meeting the following conditions:
a. The member’s ordinary place of residence is in
the district and has been established as such on or before the
thirtieth (30th) calendar day before the nomination meeting: If a member establishes their
ordinary residence in the district within 30 days of the nomination,
that member shall be eligible to vote only upon:
i. Proof of membership; andii. Proof of their ordinary residence; and
iii. Confirmation that the district from which they moved has not already held its nomination meeting. If a member’s ordinary place of residence was in the district on the thirtieth (30th) calendar day before the nomination, but the member has since moved to another district, they shall be eligible to vote only upon confirmation that the district to which they have moved has already held its nomination. A member who maintains their membership in a district other than where they ordinarily reside, may vote only in the district where they ordinarily reside and shall vote only upon confirmation of membership.
b. The member has joined the NDP on or before the thirtieth (30th) calendar day before the nomination meeting; andc. The member is in good standing. The definition of a member in good standing shall follow the provincial membership regulations where they exist.
2. If a member lived in
the electoral district on the date that the notice was postmarked but
has since moved out of the electoral district, they shall be eligible
3. If a person believes they should be eligible to vote but does not appear on the membership list, the process outlined in 6(4)g shall apply.4. There shall not be any proxy voting for the purpose of nomination meetings.
5. If a member is unable to mark the ballot because of a physical disability or difficulty with reading and/or writing, assistance should be provided. A Balloting and Registration Committee member or person of the voter’s choice may mark their ballot according with the wishes of the voter. A member of the Registration or of the Balloting Committee may assist more than one voter in marking their ballot. No other person shall assist more than one voter in marking their ballot. The person assisting shall not influence or direct the voter how to mark their ballot.