Office of the Election Supervisor for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters

The 2015-2016 IBT International Union Delegate and Officer Election is starting. Stages of the election will be supervised and conducted by the independent and impartial Office of the Election Supervisor. The rules of the election are to ensure that the process is fair, free, democratic, and informed.

Proposed 2016 Rules are now published for comment from members, candidates, and other interested parties. Although they are not final, the proposed 2016 Rules will be deemed effective as of May 1, 2015.

You can read the proposed rules on this website, print out a copy, or contact OES and ask for a copy. Click here to read a summary of the changes from the 2011 Rules. Written comments concerning the proposed 2016 Rules must be received by 5:00 p.m. (eastern daylight time) on May 22, 2015 to be considered. Click here for an overview of the election process. And check this website for more information as each stage of the election is conducted.