Any Active USBF member interested in being on the ballot who has not been nominated by the Nominating Committee should go to the Federation Info. section, Select Rules from the list on the left, and then select Regulations for Conduct of Election of Board of Directors.   Then, read the section on Petition Candidates.

ACTION Relation to BMD* Date Week Day
 Nominating Committee reports to Elections  31 Days before BMD  10/5/09  Monday
 Nominations Close  30 Days before BMD 10/6/09  Tuesday
 Last Day for Petition Candidates  20 days before BMD  10/16/09   Friday
 Eligible Voter List Posted on Web site**  15 days before BMD  10/21/09  Wednesday
 Last day to protest voter list**  7 days before BMD  10/29/09  Thursday
 Ballot Mailing Date (BMD)**    11/5/09  Thursday
 End of voting period**    12/5/09  Saturday
Announce Results      
 Last Day for protest of election

 10 days after results  announced


 * BMD = Ballot Mailing Date

** Necessary only if more candidates are nominated than there are positions open.