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AAAS annual election: Preliminary announcement

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Science  28 Aug 2015:
Vol. 349, Issue 6251, pp. 938
DOI: 10.1126/science.349.6251.938-b

The 2015 AAAS election of general and section officers is scheduled to begin in October. All members will receive a ballot for election of the president-elect, members of the Board of Directors, and members of the Committee on Nominations. Additionally, members registered in sections (up to three) will receive ballots for the specified section elections. Biographical information for the candidates will be provided along with ballots. The list of section candidates can be viewed at The general election slate of candidates will be published in AAAS News & Notes in the 25 September issue of Science.

Additional names may be placed in nomination for any office by petition submitted to the Chief Executive Officer no later than 25 September 2015. Petitions nominating candidates for president-elect, members of the Board, or members of the Committee on Nominations must bear the signatures of at least 100 members of the association. Petitions nominating candidates for any section office must bear the signatures of at least 50 members of the section. A petition to place an additional name in nomination for any office must be accompanied by the nominee's curriculum vitae as well as a statement of acceptance of nomination.

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