Election Timeline

This page highlights the timeline for holding an election at AFRINIC. 

 Timelines
2019 2018 2017
2016 2015  

 


Days relative to milestone Date Description
40 days before AFRINIC November/December meeting E.g. mid October Board call for NomCom volunteers
10 days before AFRINIC November/December meeting E.g. mid November 

Close call for NomCom volunteers;

Begin Board consideration of NomCom appointments.

During or no more than 1 day after AFRINIC November/December meeting  E.g. late November Board decision on NomCom appointments
During or no 3 days after AFRINIC November/December meeting   Announcement of NomCom appointments for the following year
14 days after AFRINIC November/December meeting E.g. mid December NomCom election of their Chair
16 days after AFRINIC November/December meeting   Announcement of NomCom chair
115 days before election E.g. late January NomCom finalises criteria and qualifications
111 days before election   NomCom and staff finalise nomination form
110 days before election  

NomCom announces call for nominations;

Nomination form is activated

75 days before election E.g. late February End of nomination period
69 days before election  

NomCom and staff verify eligibility and consent;

NomCom begins considering nominations

68 days before election   NomCom sends nominations to Board for approval
60 days before election E.g. mid March Board approval of nominations
    NomCom continues consideration of nominations
45 days before election   NomCom sends draft list of candidates to Board for non-binding advice
40 days before election   Board sends advice to NomCom on the draft list
34 days before election   NomCom finalises the candidate list
31 days before election   NomCom and staff finalise public comment forms
30 days before election E.g. mid April

NomCom announces the candidate list;

Start of public comment period;

Staff send announcement to every member

14 days before election   Open the system for e-voting and proxy appointment
1 day before election   Last day to send proxy forms to CEO for validation
0 E.g. mid May Election day

 

 

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