News and Information
October 03, 2014

Voting for President-Elect will be Online

Additional Info

See statements from the candidates in the October 2015 issue of Virginia Lawyer.

download Candidates Forum (PDF file)

Updated Oct 3, 2014:

Please note that the subject of the online voting instructions e-mail will be "Virginia State Bar 2014 President-elect Election Login Information.”

 

originally posted Aug 26, 2014:

This year for the first time the election for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar will be conducted online rather than with paper ballots. Balloting will begin on October 31 and continue until the close of business on December 1.

The change is being made to cut down on paperwork, save money and staff time, and ensure accuracy.

The VSB has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) to administer the 2014 election. Voting members will receive an e-mail from SBS with instructions on how to register their vote.

To ensure e-mail with voting information arrives safely in your inbox on or around October 31, add the following e-mail address as a safe sender: noreply@directvote.net. These settings can be made in your e-mail account SPAM/Junk filters or by contacting your IT department. This process is often referred to as “whitelisting." Members who have not already done so should add their e-mail addresses to VSB records to ensure that the information arrives.

SBS will begin sending e-mails to all members on October 31 but because of the high volume, some may take more than a day to arrive.

Members without e-mail addresses will receive an instruction letter. Those voters who prefer to vote by paper ballot will have to request the ballot by November 24.

Updated: Oct 15, 2014