How to Vote

Voting Deadline

The ACS Primary Elections and balloting will be conducted by Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), our elections vendor. The election opens on January 30 and closes on February 23 at Noon CT.

For the term 2025-2027, the Committee on Nominations and Elections (N&E) has proposed nominees for District I, V, and the International District Directors. Only Voting Councilors from the election District are eligible to cast their vote for District I and V elections. All Voting Councilors are eligible to cast their vote in the International District Director election. You will also find information for a special election to fill one vacancy on N&E. All Voting Councilors are eligible to cast their vote in this special election.

How To Vote

  • Online Voting

    SBS will send an email on January 30, 2024 to ACS Councilors with the following subject line: "Login to Vote: ACS Primary for District Directors and Special Election, Now Open", sent from noreply <>

    What you will need to vote:

    • Your member account number
    • Your Personal PIN number
      (provided by SBS on January 30, 2024)

    Lost your account number or PIN?

    Contact Survey & Ballot Systems, Customer Service:

    • Phone: 1-866-909-3549
      Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Central Time, USA, excluding holidays)
    • Email:

    Please white-list Survey & Ballot Systems to help ensure that the email does not get caught in your spam filtering. Please check all email folders, including spam folder, before calling SBS.

  • Mail-in Ballot

    Mail-in Ballots

    Mail-in ballots must be received (NOT postmarked) by February 23, 2024, Noon CT. Please allow time for delivery by the U.S. Postal Service to Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

    The return paper ballot is blue and white and is titled “Official Mail-in Ballot.” The return envelope is white and has the statement “Election Ballot Envelope” with the Survey & Ballot Systems return address in Eden Prairie, MN printed on it.

    The mailing address for ballots is:

    American Chemical Society
    C/O Survey & Ballot Systems
    7653 Anagram Drive
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344-7311

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