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AFOB President (2020-2022) Election

AFOB President (2020-2022) Election

 

 

I. Term

A. The President is elected to a two-year term and may run for the second and the last term.

 

 

II. Application

A. Two candidates can apply for candidacy from each member region.

B. All candidates should submit his/her curriculum vitae and statement of commitment along with their application form.

C. All applications should be submitted via Vice-President to AFOB Secretariat.

 

 

III. Process

 

                       

 

A. Submissions of candidacy will be received from 13h April, 2020 to 8th May, 2020.

B. The list of candidates will be distributed on 11th May, 2020 to all Vice-Presidents and Executive Board Members. The election campaign will start from 11th May, 2020 and end on 12th June, 2020.

C. Voting for election will start from 15h June, 2020 and end on 26hJune, 2020. All votes will be taken via emails to the Secretariat.

D. The result will be shared with all Vice Presidents and Board Members. However, if revote takes place, the final result will be made public after the revote.

 

 

 

 

 

IV. Important Dates

Date (Period)

Note

13th April, 2020

Announcement of President Election Process

13th April, 2020 ~ 8th May, 2020

Application of Candidacy

8th May, 2020

Submission of the list of Voters

11th May, 2020

Distribution of list of Candidates

with their   Statements of Commitment

11th May, 2020 ~

12th June, 2020

Election Campaign

15th June, 2020 ~

26th June, 2020

Voting for Election

29th June, 2020

Announcement of Election Result

 

 

 


 

V. Votes

 

A. Each region takes minimum two votes (one for Vice President and the other for an Executive Board).

 

B. Remaining votes for Executive Boards can be distributed based on the total number of participants in three recent ACBs. (i) If host region’s number of participants is the highest among others, the number will be replaced with the next highest number of participants of other region. (Ex). In ACB 2015, Malaysia (host region of ACB 2015) had the highest number of participants of 260. However, this number will be replaced with that of Korea’s (63) which had the next highest number of participants in ACB 2015 following Malaysia.

 

Region

Number of participants

Total

(A)

ACB 2015

(A1)

ACB 2017

(A2)

ACB 2019

(A3)

Number of   Participants of Host Region

Bangladesh

0

2

8

 

10

India

16

22

11

 

49

Indonesia

1

5

7

 

13

Japan

40

20

82

 

142

Korea

63

54

111

 

228

Mainland China

28

39

80

 

147

Malaysia

63

13

14

260 (ACB2015)

90

Mongolia

0

0

0

 

0

Nepal

2

0

0

 

2

Philippines

0

4

13

 

17

Singapore

2

1

4

 

7

Taiwan

22

19

111

394 (ACB2019)

152

Thailand

7

54

39

85 (ACB2017)

100

Vietnam

1

4

4

 

9

 

 


 

C. Basic formula for vote distribution:

             2(Vice President and one executive board member) + α

(α = 4 x A/Amax, round off α)  

where A=A1+A2+A3

   Amax= highest value of A

 

D. Number of votes for each region based on the data and formula:

Region

Total

(A)

Formula

{2 + (4 X A/Amax)}

Number of votes

Bangladesh

10

2.18

2

India

49

2.86

3

Indonesia

13

2.23

2

Japan

142

4.49

4

Korea

228

6.00

6

Mainland China

147

4.58

5

Malaysia

90

3.58

4

Mongolia

0

2.00

2

Nepal

2

2.04

2

Philippines

17

2.30

2

Singapore

7

2.12

2

Taiwan

152

4.67

5

Thailand

100

3.75

4

Vietnam

9

2.16

2

Total

45

 

E. Each regional Vice-Presidents should submit the list of voters by the due schedule, according to the number of votes for each member region as in V. D.

F.  All votes will be taken as an independent vote of each voter.

G. Individual voting will be made by email to the Secretariat.

H. Revote

        i)   When there is a tie between top two or more candidates, the eldest shall be        elected.

        ii)  Revote takes place between the top two candidates when the number of

       votes for the leading candidate is less than 25% of the total votes enrolled.

        iii) In case of reappointment of the sitting president, he/she needs the votes

       from the majority of Vice-Presidents.

I.  Only the number of votes for the top two candidates will be made public in the announcement of final result.

J.  If any objection occurs among the Board regarding V. H., the full result will be made public to the Board.

 

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