Information on candidates for Bluebonnet’s board of directors and how to vote

Last month, Bluebonnet members should have received a form in the mail that allows those who cannot attend the co-op’s annual meeting on May 8 to vote “by proxy” to fill three seats on the board of directors. If you can’t attend the meeting, we encourage you to read the bios of the six candidates and return your proxy in time to be counted.

The forms were mailed by Election Services Corp., the third-party company that oversees the elections. If your form did not arrive, or you’ve misplaced it, you can pick one up at a Bluebonnet member service center in Bastrop, Brenham, Giddings, Lockhart or Manor. You may also ask that a new form be mailed to you by calling 800-842-7708.

Your proxy form must be received by Election Services Corp. by May 1, or hand-delivered to a member service center by 5:30 p.m., May 1.

Your vote is very important, and filling out the proxy form is easy.

All you have to do is mark your choices on the form and designate either Bluebonnet’s proxy committee or another individual to cast your vote. You may also choose to allow the proxy committee — or that individual — to select candidates for you.

Be sure to write your Bluebonnet account number on the form and return it in the postage-paid, pre-addressed envelope provided.

If you need help filling out the form, call 866-720-4357 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or email questions to bluebonnethelp@electionservicescorp.com.

More information on Bluebonnet’s annual meeting and bios on the six candidates running in this year’s election are available on the co-op’s website.

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About Will Holford

Have you ever wondered about the future of electric use? Perhaps you’re curious about how some global or national events might impact your power, the environment or your bill? Maybe you’re just interested in what’s going on at Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative. We want to share what we know, and that’s what the Bluebonnet Blog is about. Will Holford, Bluebonnet’s Manager of Public Affairs, is going to write most often for the blog. He’s been with the co-op since 2007, and has worked in communications for more than 14 years. Will enjoys learning about energy – and writing about it. He and other Bluebonnet employees (and occasional guest contributors) will get the conversation going -- about everything from where your power is generated to where it’s used, advances in technology, changes that will affect you, and interesting peeks behind the scenes at the co-op. We welcome your comments, questions and ideas. Email Will at will.holford@bluebonnet.coop.
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One Response to Information on candidates for Bluebonnet’s board of directors and how to vote

  1. Can anyone tell me why a fellow from clearwateraction.org knocked on my door asking me to vote for two people for the bluebonnet coop board election? This group is a far left group that wants to stop all coal plants etc. I told the fellow I had already voted and he said that does not matter, I can vote again and the last vote would count. Who is clearwateraction supporting?

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