Remember to Vote in the 2016 Annual Election

Return your ballot by 3 October

22 June 2016

Look for your annual election ballot package to arrive in August via first-class mail with a postage-paid reply envelope. You’ll also receive instructions by email explaining how you may access and return your ballot electronically.

In addition to the election of officers, this year members will be asked to vote on an amendment to the IEEE Constitution.

Those eligible to vote include new members as of 30 June and students elevated to member or graduate student member grades on or before that date. Associate members are not eligible to vote.

To be eligible to vote, student members graduating this year between 1 January and 30 June must update their education information online to be elevated to member or graduate student member grade.

You must be regularly employed in an IEEE-designated field and have a combination of education and work experience totaling at least six years in order to become an IEEE member. To apply for transfer to member grade, complete the online form.

Log in to your IEEE account by 30 June and confirm or update your contact information, member preferences, and education information. That will help guarantee you receive your ballot package.

Election Deadlines


IEEE annual election ballots are mailed to voting members, and electronic ballots are accessible.


Last day that members’ marked ballots can be accepted by IEEE, by noon CDT USA/17:00 UTC.


Election results are announced by the IEEE Tellers Committee.


IEEE Board of Directors acts to accept the report of the Tellers Committee. Election results are made official.

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