ARRL Board of Directors to Reconsider the Use of Electronic Balloting

From ARRL News:

The ARRL Board of Directors will look into the use of electronic balloting systems “to augment paper balloting for ARRL elections.”

The Board instituted a hybrid paper and electronic balloting process in the fall of 2012, which was popular among those who took advantage of it, but overall voter participation declined significantly, and the Board’s Ethics and Elections Committee decided in 2015 to return to using solely paper ballots. The Ethics and Elections panel said continuing changes in technology, the acceptance of remote meetings, and significant advancements in voting processes since them have made electronic balloting worth a second look. 1

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  1. “ARRL Board of Directors to Reconsider the Use of Electronic Balloting”, ARRL the national association for Amateur Radio, accessed February 1 2021, http://www.arrl.org/News/view/9615. ↩︎