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Cumulative voting is designed to protect minority owners

Question: We recently bought a home in a large development with a homeowner association and are new to the concept of boards and this type of living environment. We're told the same directors have been on the board and controlling the association for over 13 years. The directors said their attorney and management company advised them to get rid of cumulative voting. They're campaigning for owners to "support the board" in eliminating cumulative voting. We're uncertain how to vote. What's cumulative voting, and why does the board want to eliminate it?

Answer: Ridding the association of cumulative voting has nothing to do with...

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