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Online voting note

We’ve been advised that site maintenance for the Votenet eballot process will be conducted Sunday, October 16, 2011 from 1am to 8 AM Eastern Standard Time. A service interruption message will be displayed to inform visitors of this and request them to check back later.

They may complete the process sooner, but wanted you to know in case you’re an early bird or a really late night bird. In any case, voters should attempt voting after 8 AM Eastern Standard Time on Sunday, October 16, 2011.

Categories: Announcements /Board

8 Comments

  1. Carla Peacock Said,

    October 20, 2011 @ 11:14 am

    why did you advertise that voting closed at midnight on October 20 then cut off the voting at midnight October 19…so many potential voters that were awaiting laptops to arrive at the World show are now shut out of the voting process.

  2. Steve Said,

    October 20, 2011 @ 2:15 pm

    We understand that some folks were confused, but the instructions were correct that voting closed at midnight (12:00 a.m.) Oct 20th.

  3. Barry A.Goss Said,

    October 21, 2011 @ 9:00 am

    You are incorrect,Steve,your letters to members say PST. that is the error.

  4. Barry A.Goss Said,

    October 21, 2011 @ 9:02 am

    Why are you not allowing comments on the “results”?-This is clearly an error,the vote results must be overturned and voting done again.

  5. Jessica Smith Said,

    October 21, 2011 @ 9:18 am

    Regardless of who is right and wrong with when Midnight on the 20th actually occurs is irrelevant, the ApHC office should have made it CLEAR to the membership. Even the staff was not clear and sent a newsletter late in the afternoon on the 19th stating “NOTICE: 2011 Board of Directors Election Ends at Midnight Tomorrow!”

  6. Kris Said,

    October 21, 2011 @ 9:46 am

    Steve,
    It would appear that it closed at midnight on the 19th (24:00 hrs 10/19/2011, not 24:00 hours on 10/20/2011). The date change happens AFTER midnight (12:00:01 to be precise, on a 24 hour clock that would be 00:00:01). Irregardless, common usage suggests that midnight on October 20th would have been 24 hours later than the poll was closed.

  7. Barry A.Goss Said,

    October 22, 2011 @ 8:46 am

    In addition to the time ,is the fact that some ballots went out on the last day,some to lifemembers-this confusion has denied the right to vote for those members.

  8. Lucie Hess Said,

    October 25, 2011 @ 1:18 pm

    Please note the time and date I received the below notification from the APPALOOSA HORSE CLUB
    ApHC E-Newsletter October2011 From: ApHC HideAdd to: To Do, CalendarTo: appalucie Date:Wed, Oct 19, 2011 7:44 NOTICE: 2011 Board of Directors Election Ends at Midnight Tomorrow!
    Watch your mail for voting instructions for the 2011 Board of Directors Election and Bylaw Amendments. You will be receiving the proposed Bylaw amendments, candidate statements and your log-in and password details by first class mail. Remember, all voting takes place online. Voting closes at midnight on October 20, 2011.

    The eblast sent from the ORGANIZATION says that Voting closes at MIDNIGHT TOMORROW (OCT 20th) Why would the staff send out erroneous information?

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