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JCNC Elections- Voting Instructions(Various ways to Vote) - Online voting starts September 27th

posted Oct 1, 2017, 12:48 PM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinedra,


Some instructions to our JCNC Community:

1. If you know that you, your friends or families are not receiving election/Ballot emails, please notify email address to PR@jcnc.org and elections@jcnc.org

2. Exercise your VOTE. It is your membership right to vote for betterment of the JCNC Community.

Here is the details on various voting methods available to the registered and eligible members of JCNC for JCNC Elections 2017. Please exercise your vote.

Eligibility criteria to vote:

As per JCNC bylaws “To be eligible to vote and run for the EC or BOD positions, a member must be in valid paid status with membership dues paid before June 1st of the same year.”


Online voting for JCNC Elections 2017 shall be open on September 27th to 6:00 PM PST on October 20th 2017. eBallots for online elections should be mailed out starting September 27th. The subject of the mail shall contain "Member eBallot" or "Member Spouse eBallot".

eBallots are only sent to your JCNC registered email address - one for you as a member and one for your spouse (if spouse name is registered with JCNC).

If you (or eligible spouse) do not receive an eBallot and would like one, please update your email addresses at www.jcnc.org (Membership) or email to PR@jcnc.org and please send an email to elections@jcnc.org with subject: "re: Online Ballot Request" by midnight October 15th providing complete membership details: Name, Address, Telephone number, Home and Email address. On verification of the membership, a special eBallot request will be sent to you.

In-Person Voting:

As per JCNC Executive Committee update, the Mahavir Nirvana Day Program is scheduled on October 21st, 2017. In-person voting for JCNC offices shall be held on the same day – October 21st at the Jain Bhawan, from 10:30 AM PST to 2:00 PM PST for eligible members who choose to vote in-person and have not voted online or via an Absentee Ballot.

Absentee Ballots:

Members who cannot vote ONLINE or cannot vote in-person on Oct 21st at the Jain Bhawan can submit Absentee Ballot request.

Absentee Ballot request must be made between Oct-01-2017 8:00AM PST to Oct-15-2017 8:00 PM PST by emailing elections@jcnc.org or by calling one of the Election Committee members - Mahendra Kumar (408 738 4230), Jyoti Vora (510 676 8192), or Bijal Vakil (650 213 0303). Please provide all your identifiable information to verify your membership at JCNC (Member Name, address, phone number, email address etc).  Make sure to provide the information that is matching with your membership record.

Elections Committee will verify your eligibility to vote in 2017 JCNC elections. After verification of the eligibility to participate in 2017 JCNC elections, Election Committee will mail you the Ballot with unique serial number for you.

You must sign and date the ballot and put it in the return envelope.  Seal the envelope and sign across the glue line and send it back in self addressed return envelope sent to you with absentee ballot.

The Absentee ballot should reach to designated return address no later than 5 PM PST on 17th Oct 2017 to be included in counting on 21st Oct. 2017 for JCNC 2017 elections.

JCNC Election committee will not be responsible for any lost ballots in the mail.

If there are multiple votes (More than two for family membership or more than 1 for individual membership) from the same membership or multiple votes by the same member, all the votes for that membership will be disqualified.

Please send email to elections@jcnc.org with any questions/ clarifications regarding these elections.

Thanks & Regards,

JCNC Election Committee - 2017