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Unofficial Mayor Applicant Agreement

The Unofficial Mayor Contest is a joint campaign by The Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce and participating Vashon Island charities.

Your non-profit organization will receive 85% of the money you raise, with the remainder going to the Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce.

The Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce is the fiscal agent of the contest.

Selected non-profits must be Vashon-based 501c3 organizations.

The participating non-profit must submit a signed letter giving the candidate permission to fundraise for them and copy of their IRS certification to the Chamber of Commerce by June 15, 2020

Voters can pay by check, cash, or credit card to the Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce.

Mayoral candidates must get permission from business owners to place donation jars at business locations.

Checks must be addressed to the Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce to qualify.

Cash from jars will be collected by the  Chamber of Commerce office.

The candidate with the most money raised is elected Unofficial Mayor.

The winner is verified by the Chamber Board of Directors on July 3, 2020.

The Chamber will provide each non-profit with an accounting of funds collected and issue a check to the charity by the end of July.

Winner will be showcased in a special 4th of July Chamber Event for the public.

The mayoral term lasts until the following year's Mayor is elected or by a majority vote of the Chamber Board.
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