Originally Posted by grannyred
Unit Constitution and By Laws have to be updated every five years and it is time for my Unit to accomplish this task. I would like to change the way our Unit votes. Currently, we use the traditional WBCCI voting procedures, one vote per rig. I would like to change our voting procedures to where each member listed on the WBCCI membership application or renewal form has a vote.
I believe to change your Unit Constitution &/or Bylaws you have to bring it to the membership for a vote/approval. It's not as simple as just changing the wording. There usually is a process called out in your Bylaws on how to bring these things before the membership (i.e. notification process, members or just Board making the decision, timing, percentage of membership for something to pass, etc.) All these should already be set forth in your current Bylaws. Double check them to see what's there, every Unit is slightly different. Once you know the process, then you can work on the wording...
Originally Posted by azflycaster
A couple is a member, and a member has one vote. If the couple do not agree, they each get 1/2 of a vote.
That is how I understand it...
Some Units don't count "half-votes" ~ DenCO doesn't. It all depends on what is in your Bylaws.