AAUW National Election

It’s time to comment on and propose changes to the bylaws and Public Policy Program.

Welcome to the 2015 AAUW National Election web page. Here you’ll find all the information you need to comment on or propose bylaws amendments, Public Policy Program changes, and resolutions. You can also nominate yourself to run for AAUW national office! And check back soon for candidate bios, details on how to throw a voting party for your branch, and  — next June — the election results. It’s your AAUW, so make your voice count.


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Comment on the bylaws

Respectful debate is a hallmark of AAUW’s storied history. Your proposals and comments help keep AAUW moving in the right direction.


Comment on the PPP

AAUW’s dynamic Public Policy Program drives our efforts at the national, state, and local levels. Share your thoughts!

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Make a resolution

Have an idea about something not covered in the bylaws? That’s what resolutions are for. Find out more.


Run for national office

The application deadline to run for an elected position on the board has passed. Candidate profiles will be posted online January 29, 2015.


2015 National Election Dates

October 1, 2014 Comment period opens online for members to propose amendments to the AAUW Bylaws, suggest changes to the Public Policy Program, and propose resolutions
November 1, 2014 Deadline for candidate applications
December 5, 2014 Deadline for bylaws proposals and resolutions and for Proposed Public Policy Program revisions or proposals by members
January 29, 2015 Candidate profiles posted to website
Mid-March 2015 Voter PIN mailed to members with the Spring/Summer AAUW Outlook; final slate of candidates, bylaws proposals, and resolutions published in the Spring/Summer AAUW Outlook
April 1, 2015 Opening date to request paper ballot; voter PIN e-mailed to members
April 15, 2015 Voting begins online
May 8, 2015 Deadline for AAUW to receive request for paper ballot
May 26, 2015 Deadline for mailing paper ballot; ballots must be postmarked by 11:59 p.m. to be counted
June 18-21, 2015 AAUW National Convention, San Diego
June 19, 2015 Online voting ends at 9 p.m. PDT


Questions about the application, election, or nomination process? Read the national election FAQ.