VOTING FAQs

 

When will voting open?

Voting will begin on Tuesday, May 21.

 

When does voting close?

Voting ends on June 15 at 6 pm (CT).

 

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.  Voting is closed to those with an Associate membership type.

 

Where do I go online to vote?

Ballots will be sent to the primary e-mail as 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 ballots@ire.org 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 ballots@ire.org or call 573-882-2042.

 

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

Please send an email to ballots@ire.org.

 

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

Please send an email to ballots@ire.org.

 

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

​June 1​ through June 13, 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 ballots@ire.org.

 

If I join or renew my membership on site at the conference, when will I be able to vote?

Beginning June 14 until noon June 15, 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 ballots@ire.org.

 

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 CT on Saturday, June 16 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 can NOT 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 attend the candidate forum?

We encourage all members to attend and learn more about the candidates as they briefly describe their platforms. The 2019 forum will take place at the IRE Conference in Houston on Friday, June 15 from 6:15 – 6:30 pm (CT).

 

How do we know who won?

Winners will be announced at 6:15 pm (CT) at the IRE Conference in Houston. Results will also be posted online 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