Election Timeline 2020

This is the official election timeline for 2020.

June 19

  • Candidacy deadline at 11:59pm UTC. Candidates are also required to become members of the OTW by this time.
  • Deadline for candidate Bio and Platforms to be submitted to the Elections Committee at 11:59pm UTC. If statements are translated, late statements will be translated last.

June 21

  • Candidates are publicly announced and Bios and Platforms are published.
  • Q&A questions can be submitted as soon as the post goes live.

June 29

  • Deadline to submit questions for the Q&A process. Questions must be submitted by 11:59pm UTC.

June 30

  • Deadline to become a member in order to vote in the upcoming election.
  • Anyone who becomes a member between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020, inclusive of both dates UTC, will be eligible to vote in this election.

July ?

  • Q&A answers posted.

July ?

  • Candidate Chat

July 26

  • Voter instructions sent by email to eligible voters.

August 2

  • Deadline to contact the Elections Committee with a proxy request if you will be away from email for the entire election period.

August 14-17

  • Election is held from 12:01am UTC on Friday to 11:59pm UTC on Monday.

August 18

  • Election results are announced.

August 25

  • Deadline for recount request.

October 1

  • Board turnover begins.

Timelines for previous years can be found on the History page.