Baha’i Control On Their Electoral System – Part II

From UHJ to NSA to SBC/RBC down to LSAs, all are selections in the name of elections

Bahai Elections: Brainless Exercise?

Bahai Elections: Brainless Exercise?

A. UHJ Elections

1 – Every member of the present UHJ is from International Teaching Centre (ITC).It is clear indication that a Bahai is first appointed on board of counselor, then he is promoted to ITC and finally he is elevated as UHJ member.

2 – Mr. Razavi and Correa when promoted to ITC, they were given a world tour (Made a part of the Orchestra) to justify their programmed predetermined election.

3 – Mr. Omid Seioshanseian in India and Mr. Jabbar Eidhelkhani in Bangladesh are sending false reports to UHJ with the intention of getting appointed on ITC.

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Baha’i Control On Their Electoral System – Part I

IT IS SELECTION NOT ELECTION

Bahai Elections: Brainless Exercise?

Bahai Elections: Brainless Exercise?

A. A study of Baha’i institutions

Many control mechanisms relate to the electoral system and the realities of power are existing in the Bahai community. Early Baha’is allowed nominations to be made for Baha’i office, and also allowed campaigning for Baha’i Institution. When early Baha’is asked `Abdu’l-Baha how they should conduct elections for local spiritual assemblies he replied that they should follow the rules for election common in their own country
(`Abdu’l-Baha 1908-1916: I,7).

Van den Hoonard points out that nominations and canvassing for Baha’i office were standard practice in North America in the time of `Abdu’l-Baha (van den Hoonard 1996:157-158).

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