Active D.C. Bar members who wish to run for office other than president-elect may secure a spot on the ballot by filing a petition bearing the signatures of at least 417 active members of the D.C. Bar, that figure representing at least one-half of one percent of the Bar’s active membership as of the first business day of 2023. Petitions are due no later than 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.
Voting in the 2023 D.C. Bar general and Communities elections will take place from April 28 to June 1, 2023.
Active members in good standing on the member roll as of April 10, 2023 are eligible to vote in the Bar’s general election.
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.
Eligible voters receive an email link to the general election ballot, as well as to the ballots for their D.C. Bar Communities, from an independent vendor administering the D.C. Bar elections. Eligible voters can also access their ballot via their D.C. Bar member account during the voting period.
Voting takes place online only. Communities elections are included on the same ballot as the general election.
No. Voting takes place exclusively online. No paper ballots will be made available.