The 2019 Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC) is pleased to announce to results of the 2019 national elections. Votes in the 2019 National Officers Election were counted on 6/16 and recorded by the NEC as follows:

Total ballots cast: 50

Total legitimate ballots: 49 (Completed ballots & confirmed membership)

Chair:

  • John Baumlin - 49 votes, 100% total valid votes (WINNER)

Vice-Chair: (write-in candidates)

  • Kiyoko Ayukawa 36 votes, 73.5% of total valid votes (WINNER)
  • Denise Treuting 1 vote, 2% of total valid votes
  • Gordon Gaul 1 vote, 2% of total valid votes
  • No one: 11, 22.5% of total valid votes

Secretary:

  • Anna Costello - 49 votes, 100% total valid votes (WINNER)

Treasurer: (write-in candidates)

  • Dave Brauer – 34 votes, 69.4% of total valid votes (WINNER)
  • Write-in candidate – Timothy Trahan 1 vote, 2% of total valid votes
  • Write-in candidate – Jenise Treuting 1 vote, 2% of total valid votes
  • No one:13 votes, 26.6% of total valid votes

Democratic Party Committee Abroad (DPCA) Voting Representative:

  • Gordon Gaul - 42 votes, 85.7% of total valid votes (WINNER)
  • Kiyoko Ayukawa – 4 votes, 8.2% of total valid votes
  • No one: 3 votes, 6.1% of total valid votes

Member-at-Large for Eastern/Northern Honshu:

  • Elena Morlock - 32 votes, 100% of total valid votes (WINNER)

Member-at-Large for Western/Southern Honshu:

  • Raymond Kunikane Terhune - 5 votes, 100% of total valid votes (WINNER)

Member-at-Large for Shikoku/Kyushu/Okinawa:

  • Votes for Rose Turck - 2 votes, 100% of total valid votes (WINNER)

Member-at-Large for Hokkaido: (write-in candidates only)

  • No Votes

We would like to thank everyone who ran as a candidate and voted in this election. Democrats Abroad Japan is only able to accomplish its goals with the participation of members like you. Now on to the heart of what we do -- registering voters and getting out the vote for the 2020 elections!

Sincerely yours,

The DAJ 2019 Nominations and Elections Committee

  • Sarajean Rossitto, Chair
  • Leslie Anne Rogers
  • Steven Breyak
  • Jenise Treuting
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