Cast your vote: 2016 IEEE Annual Election

Voting for the 2016 IEEE Annual Election is ongoing.

In addition to helping to shape IEEE leadership, this year’s ballot includes the IEEE Board of Directors endorsed revisions to the IEEE Constitution in the form of one amendment. The issue is seen as controversial by many members. Some pro and con arguments are available on the IEEE election site here:

Information about the candidates and the proposed amendment to the IEEE Constitution, and access to your ballot is on the IEEE Annual Election Site at You will need your IEEE Account (username and password) to authenticate access. A paper ballot has also been mailed to you if you prefer to return your ballot via postal mail. The balloting period ends at 12:00 noon, Central Time, USA (17:00 UTC) on 3 October 2016.

When accessing your ballot electronically, you may save your choices at any point by clicking “Logout” and return later to complete casting your vote. For your vote to count, be sure to click the “Submit Ballot” button on the ballot summary page. After your ballot is submitted, you will receive an e-mail confirmation.

The unofficial election results will be announced on the IEEE Annual Election website on 7 October 2016 after the IEEE Tellers Committee has certified the results. The results will become official upon acceptance of the IEEE Tellers Committee report by the IEEE Board of Directors at its November 2016 meeting.

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