D.C. Bar Elections

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D.C. Bar 2021 Elections

2021 D.C. Bar Elections Now Open Through May 24

Eligible voters will receive an email link to the general election ballot, as well as to the ballots for their D.C. Bar Communities, from Direct Vote (via Survey & Ballot Systems), an independent vendor administering the 2021 D.C. Bar elections. Links should be received on April 29 or April 30. If you did not receive an email link and are eligible to vote, please contact [email protected]. Alternatively, eligible voters may cast their ballot via their D.C. Bar member account.

Virtual Candidates Forum

Get to know the 2021 D.C. Bar candidates! The President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer candidates discuss their experience, leadership and plans to advance the D.C. Bar in the virtual 2021 Election Candidate Forum.

Click here to learn more about the candidates running for D.C. Bar leadership positions.

Be sure to take this opportunity to choose your next set of leaders!

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Click here for a list of candidates included in the Communities election.

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I vote?

Voting for the 2021 D.C. Bar general and Communities elections will take place from Thursday, April 29 through Monday, May 24, 2021.

Who is eligible to vote in the general election?

Active members in good standing on the member roll as of April 15 of the election year are eligible to vote in the Bar’s general election, or the first business day after April 15 should it fall on a weekend or Bar holiday. 

Who is eligible to vote in the Communities elections?

Any D.C. Bar member who is in good standing (active, inactive, or judicial status) and a member of a Community may vote in that Community’s election. The Public Interest and Courts Community and the Tort Law Community will not have elections in 2021.

How do I vote?

Eligible voters will receive an email link to the general election ballot, as well as to the ballots for their D.C. Bar Communities, from Direct Vote (via Survey & Ballot Systems), an independent vendor administering the 2021 D.C. Bar elections. Links should be received on April 29 or April 30. Alternatively, eligible voters may cast their ballot via their D.C. Bar member account.

Voting takes place online only. Communities elections are included on the same ballot as the general election.

Are paper ballots available?

No. Voting takes place exclusively online. No paper ballots will be made available.

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To view the 2020 general election results, click here. For the 2020 Communities election results, click here.

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