Voting Disclosure

Voting Disclosures

The final round of judging will be done by an online viewer and the community vote conducted on https://spanningtheneed.com/vote/. The community will have the chance to vote in an online poll for the Inspirational Person of the Year 2022 for who has accomplishment, impacted and bests fits the Inspirational Person of the Year. Voting for the Inspirational of the Year begins December 5, 2022 (8:00 a.m. ET) and continues until Thursday, December 15, 2022 (5:00 pm ET).

Subject to the STN disclosure information and the terms herein, the Finalist are all of the 2022 Persons of the Week and from that the person who collects the most votes will be the winner (the “Winner”). The winner will be announced live at 7:00 pm, on our Facebook, YouTube & Twitter, on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

Eligible votes must be submitted using a verifiable email account. Limit of 10 votes per day. Votes exceeding the limit will not be counted.

STN shall declare all official Winners. All Nominees are subject to verification by STN and must meet all eligibility requirements including the execution and return of all necessary releases, or they may be disqualified. The decisions of the community will be final and binding. Whether a nominator is identified and which nominator is identified, if there are multiple nominations for one individual, is in the sole discretion of STN.

STN reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any nominee and/or void the votes of any individual who directly or indirectly tampers with the voting process and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Program. Votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be void. Sponsors assume no responsibility for any error, omissions, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation with transmission, communications, line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or allegation of submissions. Sponsors are not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, equipment or software, failure of any vote to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, phone lines, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to a participant’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Program. Sponsor is not responsible for votes not received due to an individual’s account settings, spelling, or other end user error. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR USER TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE AWARDS PROGRAM IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of sabotage, acts of God, terrorism or threats thereof, computer virus or other events or causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, which corrupt the integrity, administration, security or proper operation of the voting process, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify entrants and/or modify, cancel or suspend the Program. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event requiring such cancellation. False or deceptive votes and/or acts will render the respective Finalist ineligible.

The individual with the most votes will receive a prize of $500.

  • $250 in cash received within 60 days of the contest winner announced.
  • $250 donation to a charity of his or her choice made within 60 days of the contest winner announced on his/her behalf.  

Created: December 1, 2022
Updated: December 4, 2022