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Series IV: Election Records, 1940-2002, inclusive

Language of Materials



0.7 Linear Feet in 22 file folders and 2 oversize folders

Scope and Content Note

This series documents the contentious election history of the Local. Elections are well represented through leaflets, memos, clippings, ballot tallies, and official reports of arbitrators and court-appointed monitors. This series contains correspondence and memoranda between the locals, the companies, and the National Labor Relations Board regarding the planning of elections; notices of elections and election results; decisions of the National Labor Relations Board; notices with platforms and election slates for political parties within Local 1-2, including the Justice Party, the Unity Party, Members 1st Party, and Administration; lists of election observers; notices and posters for elections; polling lists; and election results. Correspondents include the Brotherhood of Consolidated Edison Employees; the Joint Council of Locals 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7; Consolidated Edison System Companies; Harold J. Straub; Elinore M. Herrick; Patrick McGrath; Augustus Low; Andrew McMahon; John C. Arnell; Edward L. Marsine; and Bernard E. Gallagher. Early elections are well represented, especially the 1940 election in which the Brotherhood of Consolidated Edison Employees became Local 1-2.


This series is arranged chronologically by year.

Election, 1960, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 54 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election, 1962, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 55 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election, 1968, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 56 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election, 1970-1971, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 57 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election, 1983, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 59 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election, 1986, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 58 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election, 1988, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 60 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election, 1989, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 61 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election (I), 1990, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election (II), 1990, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Election, 1995, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 3 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Elections, 1940-2002, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 6-16 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Elections, 1940-1949, 1974, 1986-1992, 2002, inclusive

Box: Shared Tamiment MSXOS003, Folder: 1-2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
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