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General Elections

In accordance with its Bylaws, the UEA will hold an online election for open offices in 2018.  Voting in the General Election is now closed. The election ran from March 21-April 11, for the 10 UEA state offices subject to election in 2018, including NEA State Director and NEA-RA Delegate-At-Large, and three other UEA Board positions.

Complete Statewide General Election Results

Mindy LaytonIn the race for NEA State Director, Mindy Layton was elected to serve a three-year term. Also elected were four UEA Board of Directors members, including Heidi Jensen as NEA-RA Delegate-At-Large. Additionally, the proposed constitutional amendment allowing UEA-Retired more representation at the annual UEA House of Delegates passed with the yeas receiving 95.4% and the nays receiving 4.6% of the ballots cast. See complete results below.

OFFICE

CANDIDATE NAME

PERCENT
(of total ballots cast)

Constitutional Amendment

Yeas

95.4 %

Nays

4.6 %

 

 

 

NEA State Director
(three-year term)

Mindy Layton

56.7 %

Don Paver

42.9 %

Write-in

0.4 %

 

 

 

NEA-RA Delegate-At-Large
(three-year term)

Heidi Jensen

67.1 %

Ryan Anderson

32.7 %

Write-in

0.2 %

 

 

 


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OFFICE

CANDIDATE NAME

PERCENT
(of total ballots cast)

Alpine Director – UEA Board
(three-year term)

Brandon Engles

96.8 %

Write-in

3.2 %

 

 

 

Eastern Director – UEA Board
(three-year term)

Renee Pinkney

99.2 %

Write-in

0.8 %

 

 

 

Eastern NEA-RA Successor Delegate
(three-year term)

Write-in

100 %

 

 

 

High Desert Director – UEA Board
(three-year term)

Rodney Hurd

100%

Write-in

0 %

 

 

 

High Desert NEA-RA Successor Delegate
(three-year term)

BreAnn Russell

100 %

Write-in

0 %

 

 

 

Wasatch Director – UEA Board
(three-year term)

Lara Slade

99.5 %

Write-in

0.5 %

 

 

 

Wasatch NEA-RA Successor Delegate
(three-year term)

Amy Roberds

99.5 %

Write-in

0.5 %

 

 

 


About UEA Elections

National, state and local association leaders are association members elected by their peers. UEA leadership elections are held annually, as outlined in the UEA Bylaws. Statewide elected leaders include the UEA President and Vice President, the UEA Board of Directors and NEA Directors for Utah. Local leaders are also elected by their peers in each local association. Click here for a description of the duties of each office.

Past Election Results

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