Nominating petitions go out starting May 1st and must be returned by June 17th. For the first time, a regional election magazine will be included in the same envelope as the ballot. Candidates’ statements will be printed in a small font (Times New Roman, size 10) with no enhancements such as bold face type, bulleted or numbered lists, underlined type or extra punctuation. A 2” x 2” photo of themselves is allowed. Ballots must be returned by October 7th. Any drawings for Local prizes for membership voting must be done by the Chairperson of the APWU National Election Committee.