SECTION 3.06. VOTING
Each Member shall be entitled to one (1) vote and no more either in person, by mail, or by means of electronic transmission upon each matter submitted to a vote at a meeting of the Members. The notice of meeting shall specify the acceptable methods of voting. At all meetings of the Members at which a quorum is present all questions shall be decided by a vote of a majority of the Members voting thereon except as otherwise provided by law, the Articles of Incorporation of the Cooperative, or these Bylaws. If a husband and wife or two persons hold a Joint Membership, they shall jointly be entitled to one (1) vote and no more on each matter submitted to a vote at a meeting of the Members. In the event of death of a person holding a Joint Membership in the Cooperative, the surviving Member alone may vote upon that Membership. A Membership held by a school, community hall, or similar public body shall be voted by the president or chairman of the board, or, if so authorized in writing, by any one member of the board. The pastor or, if so authorized in writing, any one member of the governing body of a church holding Membership in the Cooperative shall cast the vote of the church. A corporation, firm or body politic, which is a Member of the Cooperative and otherwise meets the requirements of these Bylaws, shall be entitled to one vote. Each such corporation, firm or body politic shall designate the officer or agent who shall be authorized to cast its vote. Before voting such officer or agent shall present evidence of his authority to cast the vote of such corporation, firm or body politic.
Voting by proxy shall not be allowed.
To be qualified to vote at any Annual Meeting, Special Meeting or District Meeting of the Members. a Member must have been accepted as a Member by the Board of Directors of the Cooperative or its assigns, and his/her membership must have been in active use continuously for a period of sixty (60) days previous to the date of any such meeting.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, the following provisions shall apply:
a) In the unforeseen event of a tie, a designated officer of the Board shall determine the winner via the flip of a coin.
b) In the situation where there are multiple candidates for a given position, the candidate who receives the most votes shall be declared the winner without the need or necessity of a