REPRESENTATION ISSUES; OBJECTION TO ELECTIONS – In General
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1304.01000 – In General
Threshold test for election objections requires showing that conduct complained of interfered with the employees' free choice or was a serious irregularity in the conduct of the election and the conduct had the probable effect of impacting employee choice. An election is set aside based on the totality of circumstances in each case. Food and drink offered to voters was insufficient to warrant setting aside election results. De minimis errors and omissions will not be found to be serious irregularities sufficient to sustain election objections. Allowing a large number of ineligible voters to use a mail ballot in light of surrounding circumstances constitutes a material breach of the election process which calls into question the fairness and validity of the election and warrants setting it aside. the election process which calls into question the fairness and validity of the election and warrants setting it aside.