Rule 1: Proposed amendments to the bylaws made by the Rules and Bylaws Committee will be discussed first followed by any additional proposals submitted to the chair in the order they were received by the April 5, 2018 deadline. A motion with a second must be raised on the floor to bring each proposed amendment to the floor.
Rule 2: The delegate sponsoring the proposed amendment will be given one minute to speak on behalf of the amendment. The floor will then be open to discussion by the delegates. Each delegate will have one minute to speak on the proposed amendment. The first delegate recognized must be in opposition to the proposed amendment unless no delegate in opposition asked to be recognized.
Rule 3: Any candidate seeking a Federal, Statewide, State Legislative or other office must submit a fully completed and signed 2018 Candidate Application for Nomination before being nominated.
Rule 4: Candidates whose completed and signed 2018 Candidate Application for Nomination was received by the LPIN Political Director by April 5, 2018 (hereafter referred to as “Submitted Candidates”) will be listed on the ballot for election by the delegates.
Rule 5: Candidates whose fully completed and signed 2018 Candidate Application for Nomination was received by the LPIN Political Director after April 5, 2018 (hereafter referred to as “Floor Nominations”) are eligible to be nominated as a write-in candidate on the ballot for election by the delegates.
Rule 6: Order and procedure of nominations for the election of candidates:
Submitted Candidates are to be slotted to speak before Floor Nominations in each respective category.
1. INDIANA STATEWIDE OFFICES
2. US LEGISLATIVE
3. STATE LEGISLATIVE (INDIANA HOUSE & SENATE)
4. COUNTY/LOCAL OFFICES
5. PROCEED TO VOTE FOR ALL RACES (Secret Ballot)