3pm Topic Announcement Deadline Amendment

Proposed Change:

Section 3. No later than 10 days following the closure of nominations the Executive Secretary shall submit to the membership by mail or email a ballot containing the names of all nominees. Members will vote for national officers and the representative of their particular region. Balloting shall cease at midnight 14 days after submission of the ballot. Elections will be determined through a ranked choice voting system. The Executive Secretary shall, upon receipt of a ballot, provide acknowledgement of its receipt. The Executive Secretary shall inform any member of problems with their ballot at this time. When announcing election results, the Executive Secretary shall report the total number of ballots received for each topic wording. The topic area and the resolution will each be announced at 3 pm Eastern time the day after their respective ballots are due.