Respect the majority
democracy and if I am outvoted, I have to accept the majority decisions.”
You discovered what you believe to be poor management, unwise
decisions, neglected maintenance, underfunded finances and maybe even
corruption in your condominium.
So you organized a group of owners, selected a slate of candidates and
worked hard to convince the owners to vote for you.
Yet the majority, in person or more likely by proxy, voted for the
incumbents. You leave the AGM feeling rejected and you go home to lick
That depends. If the election was not a fair one because the board
refused to give you a list of the registered owners, there is evidence
that the election was tainted by intimidation and/or there is evidence
of proxy fraud or that illegible owners or residents were allowed to
vote, then you may apply to the courts to declare the election void.
the 1960 presidential campaign, John Kennedy defeated Richard Nixon.
Large-scale election fraud in Illinois and Texas gave Kennedy the
If the election was won in a fair election and it was a contest
most of the owners had full knowledge of the issues and the candidates
and re-elected the incumbents, then it is important for the losing
candidates to accept the majority's decision with good grace.
You lost fair and square so you must respect the decision of the
majority. Try again next year.
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