[Northkeep] Northkeep Polling

Geni Gorham geni_rn at swbell.net
Mon Sep 17 15:09:08 PDT 2001

Robert this says 3 choices, up till now I had heard 2 choices.  Which should it
be.  I need to send in my vote or give it to Her Majesty at Wiesenfeuer, since I
work noon till midnight Sunday.
Thanks for clarifying this for me.

Fitzmorgan at cs.com wrote:

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>        I have spoken with Her Majesty about our polling.  It will take place
> on Sunday, September 30th at 1:00 PM at Tulsa University.  Etienne will be
> posting directions to the site and directions will also be in the Saga.  We
> will be using Green ballots for members and White ballots for nonmembers.  We
> will try to have a list of all the paid members at the polling but just in
> case we don't members should bring their membership card or a current Black
> Star with the mailing label intact.  Nonmembers should bring some form of
> identification that has their name and zip-code on it as proof that they
> reside in Northkeep or Rundel.
>        The ballots will list all the candidates and we will indicate our 1st,
> 2nd and 3rd choices.  Write-ins will not be accepted and will invalidate the
> ballot.
>         The Ballots will be counted at the polling.  If there is overwhelming
> support for one couple, Her Majesty will phone His Majesty and if he agrees
> she will announce the next Baron and Baroness at the polling.  If there is
> not overwhelming support for one couple then She will return home and consult
> with His Majesty and they will announce their choice in 6 days at Crown
> Tournament.
>         Those who cannot attend the polling should mail their 1st, 2nd and
> 3rd choices to the Crown along with their SCA and mundane names, address and
> membership number.  Since it is possable that results may be announced at the
> polling, mail-in ballots should be recieved by the Crown prior to the
> polling. You should also include some way for the Crown to contact you to
> verify your vote if it should prove necessary.   The Crown is accepting
> mail-in ballots now.
>        The number of votes received by the candidates will not be revealed at
> any time to anyone.  It is kingdom policy not to reveal this information as
> it can cause problems if the couple selected by the Crown is not the couple
> who received the most votes, and can cause hurt feelings if one or more
> couples receive a very low number of votes.  I know that we were told the
> results of our first polling but that is not normal and will not be done this
> time.
>        If you have any questions about this please feel free to ask me, or
> Her Majesty.
> Robert Fitzmorgan
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