IEEE Election Kicks Off in August

Look for your ballot package to arrive via first-class mail

7 June 2010

noteLook for your annual election ballot package to arrive in August via first-class mail. Those eligible to vote include new members as of 30 June and those elevated to member or graduate student member grade on or before that date.

Members who have moved should update their contact information by 15 June to ensure they receive the package. Graduating students should update their educational data so they can be elevated to graduate student member or member grade. Student members and graduate student members graduating between 1 January and 30 June are automatically elevated to professional member grade in June each year. Make sure to update your information so you don’t miss opportunities to get involved.

To change your contact information and other personal data, visit

Associate members may not vote in the annual election. They may, however, apply for elevation to member grade by 15 June by submitting their résumés and IEEE associate member numbers to

Election Deadlines

1 August IEEE annual election ballots are sent to all voting members by this date.

1 October Last day for members’ marked ballots to be received by IEEE, by noon central daylight time, USA (17:00 UTC).

8 October Last day for ballots to be tallied by the IEEE Tellers Committee.

21 November The IEEE Board of Directors acts to accept the Tellers Committee report. Annual election results are made official.

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