National Election

Every Voice Matters

AAUW members play an important role in shaping the future for women and girls by choosing the organization’s leaders, bylaws and policy priorities.

National Election 2021

It’s your AAUW, and your voice counts. 

Welcome to the 2021 AAUW National Election page. Voting is now open! For this vote, members are asked to vote to elect members to the national AAUW Board of Directors and vote on changes to the bylaws that would open membership and on changes to the Public Policy Priorities.

Here you’ll find all the information you need to vote. Voting closes at 5:00 pm ET on Monday, May 17, 2021.

Bylaws Amendment on Open Membership: Learn More About the Proposed Changes

Public Policy Priorities: Learn More About the Proposed Changes

Meet the Candidates  Vote Now

Key Dates for 2021 Vote
April 7
Voting opens – online voting is encouraged
April 16
Last day to request a paper ballot
April 30
Postmark deadline for mailing paper ballots; ballots must be postmarked by 11:59 pm ET to be counted
May 17
Online voting ends at 5:00 pm ET
May 19
Vote results announced online; AAUW annual meeting

Board Town Hall: Degree Requirement and Dues

Board members discuss the recent notification of a prospective dues increase, share information about our racial equity and justice work, and what to expect on the AAUW voting ballot this year.

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