All UAW Local 4121 members in good standing continuously for ninety (90) days prior to accepting nomination are automatically nominated for the following vacant steward positions whose terms expire in December 2012:

All vacant steward positions:

  • Region 1:  Six positions
  • Region 2:  Four positions
  • Region 3:  Five positions
  • Region 4:  Four positions
  • Region 5:  Six positions
(Click here for the breakdown of Regions by UW Departments and Hiring Units)

Click here for descriptions of the positions and their duties.


To accept nomination for any one specified position, 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 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011 at 5:00 pm. The written statement of acceptance should state how the nominee wishes his or her name to appear on the ballot and the region 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 Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at 5:00 pm to the above address. In the case of contested positions, statements will be posted on the Local Union website no later than Wednesday, December 21, 2011.


The election will take place on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. The polling places will be: Red Square (north side in front of Kane Hall), 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, the UW Physics-Astronomy Building Courtyard, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Nordheim Court 6:00 pm -7:00 pm.

A run-off election, if necessary, will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2012 from 9:00 am – 1:00pm in Red Square (north side in front of Kane Hall),

For more information, contact the Elections Committee (uaw4121@uaw4121.org,206.633.6080)

In solidarity,

Your UAW 4121 Elections Committee
Katy Lundgren (Chair)
Eleanor Mahoney
Kristen Thyng
Maria Rodriguez
Jason Prantner
Sima Daad