NABJ Elections 2019 - Your Vote Counts


This is your opportunity to elect the best leaders for NABJ and its future. Remember - your vote counts!

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For eligible members, with membership in good standing as of June 1, the NABJ voting ballot is now open. Please check your email and your spam or clutter folders to ensure you do not miss voting information.

As you vote, please consider that casting your ballot will help to shape the future direction of our association.

Voters will not be able to vote until first entering their personal username and password that is within the email(s) sent to them by the elections company via

Voting is open from 12:01 a.m., on July 1 through 5 p.m., on Aug. 9 EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME.

Please read the instructions to securely log in and vote. You can vote from any computer, tablet or smartphone with internet access.

  • View elections information and rules here.

  • You can learn more about the candidates for the NABJ Board of Directors here.

  • You will also be asked to vote on amendments to our constitution, which can be found here.

The Amendment Proposals:

Amendment Proposal 1: A package that includes several recommendations to realign the Board of Directors, including reducing the Board from 14 members to 11. (Members are asked to vote on the Amendment 1 proposal as a package).

Amendment Proposal 2: A proposal that clarifies Lifetime membership eligibility.

Two-thirds of the total number of votes shall be required for adoption. If adopted, amendments become effective 60 days following the adjournment of the annual National Convention or unless otherwise specified, with the exception of the Board realignment, which would begin with the 2021 election cycle.

To view a candidate's profile, simply click the "details" icon on the right of the page.

Your vote will be counted when you click on "SUBMIT" at the end of the ballot. Once the "SUBMIT" button is pressed, your selections are FINAL. You cannot re-enter the system and vote again. Only ONE ballot submission per member is permitted! Additionally, you may not vote in-person if you have voted online.

Submit your vote by Friday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m. EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME.

Thank you again for participating in the 2019 NABJ Elections!

NOTE: Membership renewals must have been received by the National Office on or before June 1, the advertised pre-registration deadline for the annual convention, in order for members to have been eligible to vote in this year's elections. This applies to mail-in voting before the Convention, electronic voting before or during the Convention and onsite voting at the Convention on Aug. 9.

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