Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 14 - INDEPENDENT AGENCIES
Subtitle 30 - STATE HIGHER EDUCATION LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
Chapter 14.30.05 - Elections
14.30.05.09 - Election Observers

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 14.30.05.09

14.30.05.09. Election Observers

A. Each union participating in an on-site election may be represented by one observer per unit at each polling place, who has no supervisory power over employees who are voting, to observe:

(1) The voting activities; and

(2) The counting of the ballots and the certification of the accuracy of the ballot count.

B. The institution president or governing board may designate an observer who is not a supervisor of any of the employees who are eligible to vote in the election, to observe:

(1) The voting activities; and

(2) The counting of the ballots and the certification of the accuracy of the ballot count.

C. The participating unions and the institution president or governing board shall provide the Executive Director, at least 3 days before the election, with the names of their designated observers and no more than two alternate observers for each one, unless otherwise agreed to by the parties and the Executive Director, who may observe in place of, but not in addition to, a designated observer.

D. Each party to a mail ballot election and the institution president or governing board may be represented by one representative to observe the counting of the ballots and the certification of the accuracy of the ballot count. The Executive Director shall arrange for the opportunity for this observation.

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