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CEDA December News & Ballot Info

The new CEDA ballot is available at http://www.cedadebate.org/winter2010ballot

Each member school may vote. Ballots are due by midnight, Friday, December 30.

The ballot includes elections for 2nd VP, topic committee, Treasurer, Executive Secretary and four regional representatives.

There are nine amendments for consideration.

Two amendments were tabled at the NCA meeting (number of awards & student reps). Two were withdrawn as unnecessary.

Sarah Partlow-Lefevre will handle the final voting. Any question regarding your ballot should be directed to her.

Exec Sect Report, Nov 2010

There are several items of new business for the organization to consider at the NCA meeting later this month.

The general business meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 14, at 3:30pm in the Hilton San Francisco, Union Square 25.

(1) Amendments. There are 13 amendments for consideration. A complete list is available at http://www.cedadebate.org/current_amendments. If you are unable to attend the meeting, but wish to vote on any of the items, a proxy form is available online. Please send your proxy to Mike, Jeff or anyone else you know who will attend the meeting.

2010 - 2011 Resolution Announcement

70 schools voted. A complete list is below. Resolution #1 won on a final vote of 44-26. A breakdown of votes is included.

2010 – 2011 Resolution

Resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially increase the number of and/or substantially expand beneficiary eligibility for its visas for one or more of the following: employment-based immigrant visas, nonimmigrant temporary worker visas, family-based visas, human trafficking-based visas.

Voting Breakdown

First Ballot (vote reflects first-place votes)

Res1: 25
Res2: 10
Res3: 22
Res4: 3
Res5: 10

July Information

Hi Everyone:

The ballot for the 2010 - 2011 Resolution has been released. A complete list of the resolutions is below. All votes are due by July 14 (midnight, Central). The winning resolution will be announced on Friday, July 16.

Voting should be done online at the main CEDA website. The direct link to the ballot is http://www.cedadebate.org/1011ballot

To access the ballot, you will need to be logged in and have your account set for voting.

If you'd like someone else to cast your vote, just have them email me with their login name and I will activate voting for the account.

2010 - 2011 Controversy Choices

The topic committee has forwarded five controversies for consideration for the 2010 - 2011 season.
Balloting is available now and must be completed by midnight, May 12.
Results will be announced on May 13.

1. Should the Supreme Court limit First Amendment freedoms, specifically in the area of speech?
2. Should the USFG substantially reduce restrictions on immigration?
3. Should the USFG significantly increase space exploration beyond the Earth's mesosphere?
4. Should the United States bind itself to one or more multilateral treaties?

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Journal Editor Search

The Cross Examination Debate Association is seeking applicants for the position of editor of its annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal, Contemporary Argumentation and Debate: The Journal of the Cross Examination Debate Association. Published since 1980, the journal carries scholarship relevant to rhetoric, argumentation, and public and intercollegiate debate. The journal is indexed and carried in full text by EBSCO.

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February News

Elections.

Thanks to everyone who agreed to stand for election. 34 schools voted in the election. A list of schools that voted is posted below.
2nd VP (starting immediately): Katherine Rubino
2nd VP (starting summer 2010): Sarah Partlow-Lefevre
Topic Committee (starting when Gordon says): Adrienne Brovero

Regional reps (all terms start this summer):

Mid-Atlantic: Paul Mabrey
Northeast: Vik Keenan
South Central: Jarrod Atchison
North Central: David Cram Helwich

2010 CEDA Awards -- call for nominations

This is a busy time for all, but I would ask you to a moment and consider those folks in our community worthy of special recognition. I am reposting the awards call for CEDA from earlier this year and asking you to consider nominating worthy candidates.

In Recognition: Scott Deatherage

A tribute to the longtime Northwestern University Director of Debate.

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January News

Hello everyone: Two quick announcements.

FIRST: Due to technical difficulties with the CEDA website, the deadline for the election has been extended. The new deadline is January 26. The ballot contains candidates for several offices, including two VP positions, regional representatives, and the topic committee. The ballot is online at: http://www.cedadebate.org/ballot. Access is restricted to the ballot. If you are supposed to vote for your school, but cannot access the ballot, please let me know and I can get that changed.

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