TWU Local 578 Election Notice


A secret Ballot Election is being conducted on behalf of Transport Workers Union, AFL-CIO, by U.S. Mail, utilizing BallotPoint Election Services, for the following positions:

a. President
b. Vice President
c. Financial Secretary-Treasurer – Omar Castillo*
*This position was won by acclamation.

Candidates elected as Delegates to the International Convention will be the elected officers in the order above.

Voting instructions and individual ballots will be mailed via U.S. Mail, along with this notice. This election notice is also available on Ballots will be mailed out on December 12, 2022.

To be eligible to vote in the election, you must be a Member in good standing. For the purpose of this election, this means that you must have:

  1. Submitted your forms for dues checkoff by 9 AM Central on October 15, 2022; or
  2. TWU International must have received your dues payments for the months of August and September 2022 in full by October 15, 2022, by mail at: 300 State Street, Box 93060, Southlake, TX 76092-9998.

Any eligible member who has not received their ballot by December 27, 2022 should email TWU International Vice President and Election Liaison Thom McDaniel, at to request a replacement ballot. Each member requesting a replacement ballot must include their name, employee number, current address, previous address if you have recently moved, and a cell phone number for positive contact to verify that you have requested a replacement ballot.

Voting will close on January 13, 2023, at 11AM Central; at that time the ballots will be picked up from the U.S. Postal facility and the counting will begin. The ballots will be counted at:

BallotPoint Election Services
9115 SW Oleson Rd
Suite 203
Portland, OR 97223