1. ELECTION OF DELEGATES AND ALTERNATES:
The Chapters of the respective Districts shall elect Delegates and Alternates for District Conventions in the same manner as those elected for the Supreme Convention, except that they shall be elected during the months of March, April or May of each year at a regular meeting of each Chapter, provided ten (10) days written notice has been given to each member advising that election of Delegates for District Convention shall be held at said meeting. The results of said election shall be certified to the District Secretary by certified mail, return receipt requested immediately thereafter, or at least twenty (20) days prior to the official opening of the District Convention; the twenty (20) days to be determined by the date appearing on the return receipt made at the time of posting.
2. DELEGATE AND ALTERNATE LISTS:
The District Secretary in turn shall prepare a complete list of such Delegates and Alternates and mail a copy of such list to the Secretary of each Chapter in his District at least ten (10) days before said District Convention convenes and a copy of said list shall be posted at the Convention Hall before the Convention convenes and shall be kept posted during the entire length of the Convention. No Delegate or Alternate shall be entitled to participate in said Convention whose name is not included in said list.
SECTION B. NUMBER AND VOTING POWER OF DELEGATES AT DISTRICT CONVENTIONS
1. NUMBER OF DELEGATES: Each Chapter shall elect six (6) Delegates to represent it at a District Convention. No Chapter shall elect more than six (6) Delegates and no Delegate shall have more than one vote at such District Convention. If a Chapter does not timely pay its District per capita assessment in accordance with its Districts Bylaws prior to or during a District Convention, none of its Delegates nor Alternates shall be permitted to participate in said District Convention.
2. SMALLER CHAPTERS:
In the event that the membership of an existing Chapter drops from fifteen (15) to not less than ten (10) members, then and in such event the Chapter shall be entitled to two (2) votes at the District Convention, but only in cities where no other Chapter exists.
SECTION C. OFFICER ELECTIONS AT DISTRICT CONVENTIONS
The District Governor shall call the District Convention to order and shall preside over the election of a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and a Secretary, who shall constitute the respective Convention Officers thereof. These Convention Officers shall be nominated from the floor and elected by a majority of the qualified members of the District Convention. No person who is not a member of the District Convention shall be eligible to be elected Convention Officer.
SECTION D. RULES OF PROCEDURE
The District Conventions shall be conducted under the same rules and regulations and in a manner similar to that prescribed for the Supreme Convention under the provisions of the AHEPA CONSTITUTION and AHEPA BYLAWS.