Steward Vacancy Election

All UAW Local 4121 members in good standing continuously for ninety (90) days prior to accepting nomination are automatically nominated for the following steward positions whose terms expire in December 2016:

  • Region 1:  Two positions
  • Region 2:  Two positions
  • Region 3:  Three positions
  • Region 4:  Two positions
  • Region 5:  Two positions

Click here for the breakdown of Regions by UW Departments and Hiring Units
Click here for descriptions of the positions and their duties.

Accepting Nomination

Members may only accept nomination in one jurisdictional region. Members may only accept nomination in a jurisdictional region in which they are enrolled or employed. To accept nomination for one of the specified positions, you must send your acceptance in writing to the Elections Committee at:

UAW Local 4121
2633 Eastlake Ave E, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98102


Acceptances must be received by mail or email no later than March 23 at 5:00 pm. The written statement of acceptance should state how the nominee wishes their name to appear on the ballot and the region in which they are accepting the nomination.


Members accepting nomination may also submit a candidate statement (up to 500 words) that must be received by the nomination deadline of March 23 at 5:00 pm to the above address. Candidates may also submit a photo, which must have a square aspect ratio and be at least 200×200 pixels in resolution. In the case of contested positions, statements will be posted on the Local Union website no later than March 24.

Election Dates

The election will take place on April 6 – 7. A link for online voting will be sent to members via email. In-person voting will take place at Drumheller Fountain on April 6 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, and April 7 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Online voting will be available from 10:00 am April 6 to 4:00 pm April 7. Members may only vote for candidates in a jurisdictional region in which they are enrolled or employed

A run-off election, if necessary, will be held on April 8. Voting will take place online, and at Drumheller Fountain from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

For more information, contact the Elections Committee ( or 206.633.6080)