Notice Concerning Email and Paper Ballots for ACS National Election

ACS  has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) to administer the 2016 national election.  All members eligible to vote as of August 16, 2016 will receive an email on or around September 9, 2016 asking for your ballot preference.  To assure your election-specific broadcast email arrives safely in your inbox, simply add the following email address as an approved sender noreply@directvote.net

If you have any questions please contact:  L_Beckham@acs.org

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Petition Candidates

Signature requirements for Petition Candidates

All ACS members who are considering running for an ACS National Office by petition are strongly encouraged to contact the Office of the Secretary (202-872-4461) to inform the Secretary of their intentions to run, and to receive pertinent information BEFORE they begin sending out petition forms to collect signatures for nomination.

It is important for all petitioners to know that:

  • ACS members signing the petition have been paid members of the Society as of on or around August 23rd during the previous year's national election; and
  • There are specific numbers of valid signatures required for each position, which is derived from formulas prescribed in the ACS Bylaws for each office.

Signature requirements for Petition Candidates President-Elect

Signature requirements for Petition Candidates Director-at-Large

Signature requirements for Petition Candidates District Director

Petition Form Electronic

Petition Form Hand Signatures

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