AAUW National Election

Vote now in the 2017 AAUW national election!

Welcome to the 2017 AAUW National Election page. Who will lead our organization?  What will our public policy platform be for the next two years?  It’s your AAUW, so your voice counts.

Who will lead AAUW? See profiles of each candidate for election to the 2017–19 AAUW Board of Directors.

Get all the details on the proposed changes to our bylaws, Public Policy Program, and resolutions and the rationale behind them. *

Turn your branch meeting into a polling place so everyone can vote!

Get answers to your questions about the AAUW National Election process.
The AAUW Board of Directors supports adoption of all proposed bylaws amendments, the proposed public policy platform, and resolutions on this year’s ballot.

Your Vote Is Your Voice! Watch and Learn Why

Key Dates for AAUW’s 2017 National Election

October 3, 2016 Comment period opens online for members to propose amendments to the AAUW Bylaws, suggest changes to the Public Policy Program, and propose resolutions
October 14, 2016 Deadline for candidate applications
December 5, 2016 Comment period closes
January 30, 2017 Candidate profiles posted to website
Early April 2017 Voter PINs e-mailed to members and mailed with the Spring AAUW Outlook; candidate slate, bylaws proposals, Public Policy Program proposals, and resolutions published in the Spring AAUW Outlook
April 3, 2017 Opening date to request paper ballot
April 17, 2017 Voting begins online
(NOTE: This is a change from the previously stated 4/14/17, to be in accordance with DC regulations.)
April 17, 2017 Deadline to join or renew membership for eligibility to vote; must be received by 9:00 p.m. EDT
May 4, 2017 Deadline for AAUW to receive request for paper ballot
May 29, 2017 Deadline for mailing paper ballot; ballots must be postmarked by 11:59 p.m. to be counted
June 14–17, 2017 AAUW National Convention, Washington, D.C.
June 15, 2017 Online voting ends at 9 p.m. ET
June 16, 2017 Election results announced online and at convention
June 16, 2017 Annual meeting


Notice of Annual Meeting

The AAUW annual meeting will be held June 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the 2017 AAUW National Convention.



AAUW Board
Policy Manual

Review AAUW Board policies and responsibilities regarding operations, membership, and finances.

AAUW Board
Meetings and Minutes

Review meeting minutes for information about Board deliberations and get a tentative schedule of upcoming meetings.

Book of organizational bylaws with paper and pen

AAUW Bylaws

These rules and regulations provide a framework for AAUW’s operation and management.