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Winter 2016 Election Results

Thanks to everyone who agreed to stand for election. Congratulations to the following individuals who were elected. 56 ballots were returned. A list of schools voting is included.

2nd VP: Patrick Waldinger, Miami
Topic committee: James Herndon, Emory
Executive Secretary: Scott Herndon, UT-Dallas
Treasurer: ML Sandoz, Vanderbilt

Pacific: LaToya Green, CSU Fullerton
West: Travis Cram, Wyoming
East Central: Kurt Fifelski, Michigan
Southeast: Elijah Smith, Wake Forest
Mid America: Chris Loghry, Emporia State

CEDA Ballot Reminder

Ballots are due today, Saturday, December 10, by midnight (central).
The original email is below.
Please email jeffrey.jarman@wichita.edu if you have trouble accessing the ballot.

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CEDA Winter Ballot

The ballot is now available for the election of new CEDA officers and rep for the topic committee. The ballot is online at: http://cedadebate.org/winter-2016-ballot.
Ballots are due by midnight (central), Saturday, December 10. Results will be announced shortly thereafter.

One vote per school. You need an account on the main CEDA site (not the forums) and the account must be set up to vote. If you have trouble accessing the site, please contact Jeff Jarman.

The following positions are on the ballot:

2016 - 2017 Resolution Announcement

2016 - 2017 Resolution Announcement

57 schools voted. “Restrictions plus USFG” is the winning resolution. The resolution won with 37 first-place votes. The full wording is included. A complete breakdown of the votes is below. The list of schools voting is at the end.

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should establish a domestic climate policy, including at least substantially increasing restrictions on private sector emissions of greenhouse gases in the United States.

The first round of voting produced the following count of first-place votes.

Ballot reminder

REMINDER: The ballot for the 2016-2017 resolution is due before midnight (central), Tuesday, June 12.
The original information is below.

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The ballot for the 2016-2017 resolution is available online at: http://cedadebate.org/1617res.

Ballots are due by midnight (central), Tuesday, July 12. Results will be announced on Friday, July 15.

A complete list of the resolutions is below.

2016-2017 Resolution Ballot

The ballot for the 2016-2017 resolution is available online at: http://cedadebate.org/1617res.

Ballots are due by midnight (central), Tuesday, July 12. Results will be announced on Friday, July 15.

A complete list of the resolutions is below.

2016-2017 controversy announcement

Emissions was selected as the winning controversy area for 2016-2017. 61 eligible ballots were cast. A complete breakdown of the voting is below.

Initial count of first-place votes:

Anti-racism: 6
Emissions: 28
Labor: 8
Police: 0
Poverty: 7
Taxes: 12

Police was eliminated. The votes for anti-racism were redistributed. The second count of first-place votes was:

Emissions: 29
Labor: 10
Poverty: 9
Taxes: 13

The votes for poverty were transferred. The third count of first-place votes was:

2016 - 2017 Controversy Area Ballot Available

The ballot to select the 2016-2017 controversy area is now available online at: http://cedadebate.org/1617controversy.
One vote per school. Schools must be current members in order to vote. It isn't too late to pay dues for 2015-2016 if you want to vote. The same dues payment also will allow voting on the resolution later this summer.

Ballots are due by midnight (central), Friday, May 20. Results will be announced shortly thereafter.

The controversy areas up for consideration are:

April 2016 Election Results

Thanks to everyone who agreed to stand for election. 43 schools voted. A list is below. Congratulations to the following individuals who were elected to serve on the topic committee:

Undergraduate: Michael Wimsatt, UC Berkeley
Graduate: Jake Justice, Kansas

There were two amendments. Both passed.

Odekirk service award passes 37-4.

Topic date change passes 34-6.

LIST OF SCHOOLS VOTING

April Ballot Available

The April 2016 is now available. There are 2 open topic committee positions (undergrad and grad student) and 2 amendments.
Ballots are due by midnight, Thursday, April 28. One vote per school. 2015-2016 membership is required to have your vote counted.

The ballot is available online at: http://www.cedadebate.org/april2016ballot

Undergraduate Representative, Topic Committee

Nick Lepp, James Madison
Jasmine Stidham, Central Oklahoma
Michael Wimsatt, Berkeley

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