2016 Constitution Election Results

The polls for the Constitution election closed on December 12, 2016. The Tellers Committee met on December 14, 2016 and confirmed that 22% of the eligible voting membership cast votes, thus making the election valid. Each ballot item was successfully voted for and the Board of Directors unanimously ratified the election results on December 15, 2016.  Many thanks to all who voted!

The following were the results of each of the five ballot items:

Ballot Categories

Percent in Favor

Setting Terms Limits and Clarifying the Role of the Past President 96.4%
Moving Operational Provisions to the Bylaws 94.7%
Modernizing Practices 92.2%
Recognizing the Ways Technology Impacts Petition Candidacies 88.3%
Meeting Administrative and Legal Requirements 95.3%

If you'd like more details, you can review all changes to the Constitution