Jane Austin and Gabrielle Carteris ran for local board member, and both were elected, with Carteris receiving 4,208 votes (40.03 %), and Austin receiving 4,076 votes (38.77%).
Jane Austin and Gabrielle Carteris also ran for national board member, and both were elected, with Austin receiving 3,795 votes (36.10%), and Carteris receiving 3,611 votes (34.35%).
Matthew Modine did not run for union service.
Jane Austin ran for national office, and she was elected National Secretary-Treasurer receiving 15,772 votes (52.72%).
Austin also won LA Local President, receiving 5,651 votes (50.47%), and was elected local board member with 5,407 votes (46.79%). (Austin did not run for LA National Board in 2015 because she had won a 4 year term in 2013.)
Carteris was elected as a local board member with 4,383 votes (37.93%), and a national board member with 3,937 votes (34.07%).
Once again, Matthew Modine did not run for union service.
Carteris ran and was elected National President with 14,674 votes (50.85%).
Austin, the incumbent National Secretary-Treasurer, ran again and was re-elected, receiving 15,312 votes (53.70%), exceeding the percentage of votes cast for her from 2015. She also received more votes on a national level than Carteris.
Austin, the incumbent LA Local President, was re-elected with 6,172 votes (53.84%), exceeding the amount of votes cast and the percentage of votes cast for her. She was also re-elected as a local board member with 5,288 votes (44.70%), and national board member with 5,073 votes (42.88%). Carteris was elected as a local board member with 4,739 votes (40.06%), and a national board member with 4,567 votes (38.60%).
Matthew Modine only ran for national board member and was elected with 3,957 votes (33.45%).
Based on this data, only one conclusion can be made… the membership knows who Jane Austin is, and they vote for her.
Not only is Jane Austin clearly “electable” for National President of SAG-AFTRA, but also compared to the other 2 candidates, her national recognition as a member and an elected that serves the membership is on a consistent upward trend, which equals real, tangible votes, and real, tangible victories.