VOTING FAQs

 

When will voting open?

Voting will begin on Tuesday, May 19.

 

When does voting close?

Voting ends on June 20 at 5 pm (EDT).

 

How do I know who the candidates are?

Candidates will be listed on the IRE website.

 

Who can vote in this election?

Voting is open to current members whose member type is Professional, Academic, Student or Retiree.  Associate members do not have voting privileges.

 

Where do I go online to vote?

Ballots will be sent to the primary e-mail listed in your membership profile. For information on the email address on file, you can log into your member profile at www.ire.org, email [email protected] or call 573-882-2042.

 

How do I know to what e-mail address my ballot will be sent?

Current members will receive their ballot at their primary email address on file with IRE. For information on the email address on file, you can log into your member profile at www.ire.org, email [email protected] or call 573-882-2042.

 

I can’t get that page to open/the link doesn’t work.

Please send an email to [email protected].

 

I did not get the form telling me it was time to vote, what do I do?

Please send an email to [email protected].

 

If I am joining or renewing, how soon will I receive my ballot?

​June 1​ through June 18, new or returning members (Professional, Academic, ​Student ​or Retiree) will receive their ballot within 48 hours of their membership being processed. If you do not receive your ballot, please email [email protected].

 

If I join or renew my membership during the original conference dates, when will I be able to vote?

Beginning June 19 until noon June 20, new or renewing members (Professional, Academic, Student or Retiree) will receive their ballot within 24 hours of their membership being processed. If you do not receive your ballot, please email [email protected].

 

What is the latest time I can join or renew and still receive a ballot?

​​Any new member or renewal applications must be submitted for processing by noon EDT on Saturday, June 20 to be eligible for voting.

 

How do I know I voted?

Once you click the submit button on your ballot, you are asked to verify that your choices are correct. Then, you will receive a voting receipt.

 

I didn’t get a confirmation that my vote went through.

Ballot receipts are sent to the primary e-mail as listed in your membership file.

 

If I can’t find it the email, can I submit a paper ballot?

No, all voting must be done electronically. Ballots will be sent to the primary e-mail as listed in your membership profile.

 

What if my friend decided to declare candidacy AFTER I have voted?

You can only vote once, and votes CANNOT be changed once they have been cast.

 

What if I made a mistake and need to go back to the form?

Votes cannot be resubmitted or changed.

 

Do I have to watch the candidate forum?

We encourage all members to hear directly from the candidates as they briefly describe their platforms. The 2020 forum will take place Friday, June 19 at 6 p.m. EDT via a Zoom webinar.

 

How do we know who won?

Winners will be announced after the IRE annual membership meeting, scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. EDT on Saturday, June 20. Results will be posted online and via social media later that evening.

 

I forgot to vote and now it says it’s closed; what do I do?

Reminders will be sent to the primary e-mail listed on your membership file. IRE is not responsible for undeliverable or bad e-mail addresses.

 

Is it Mac friendly?

Yes