Our troop is about to hold elections for SPL for the first time. In the past, the SPL has been an appointed position, but we are moving toward a boy-run troop and really using the patrol method, so we will be holding elections.
This is a practical question...how do you hold your elections? Do you collect a names of interested boys and put together a ballot? We have had issues with appointed SPLs who were not committed to the job, so I want to make sure only boys who want the job are considered.
Do you give them an opportunity to speak to the troop to explain why they want the positio