AAUW National Election


Click the “VOTE NOW” button above to cast your vote.


Welcome to the 2015 AAUW National Election web page. Are you ready to cast your vote for AAUW’s future? Learn about the candidates for the AAUW Board of Directors, proposed changes to the AAUW Bylaws and Public Policy Program. You can also find out how to throw a voting party for your branch or apply for appointment to the board. It’s your AAUW, so make your voice count.


Who will you vote for in the 2015 AAUW national election?Candidates for the 2015–17 AAUW Board of Directors

It’s time to meet the candidates! Members will select the AAUW president, vice president, and 10 directors. Find out more about the candidates’ positions on important AAUW issues.


Application for Appointment to the 2015–17 AAUW Board of Directors

After the election, the new board appoints three additional directors. Are you ready to serve? Apply for appointment by May 1.

2015 AAUW National Election Voter Guide cover art


AAUW National Election Voter Guide

Find out what’s on this year’s ballot: proposed changes to the AAUW Public Policy Program, proposed amendments to the AAUW Bylaws, and candidates for national office.


AAUW National Election FAQ

Got a question? Find the answer in our detailed election FAQ.


"Vote Here" polling station yard signHow to Turn Your Branch Meeting Into a Polling Place

Exercising your right to vote on AAUW’s bylaws, Public Policy Program, and leadership is an important part of AAUW membership. Help fellow branch members vote in the AAUW National Election by turning one (or two!) of your meetings into a polling place. Find out how!

Voting opens April 15 and closes June 19, so make sure you schedule your branch voting event between those dates. The branches with the best voter turnout will even win a flag that has been flown over the U.S. Capitol.

Find Your Voter PIN and Member ID

Check the back cover of your Spring/Summer 2015 Outlook magazine for your voter PIN and member ID. Or look for an e-mail message from AAUW Membership sent on April 16, with the subject line, “Here’s your AAUW ballot. Vote now.”


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