The 2013 AFS election is now open.
This year, AFS members are electing candidates to three seats on the Executive Board (for
three-year, 2014-2016 terms), and to one seat on the Nominating
Committee (for a three-year, 2014-2016 term).
When you click this URL, you will first be taken to the member login page. After you log in, you will be taken to the main election information page, on which we ask you to verify your personal information. We require this verification to ensure that you are a current AFS member and that each member votes only once. Your name will not be linked with the votes you cast.
From this page, you’ll be taken to the ballot page, on which
you will find links to information pages for each candidate (each of
which contains a biographical summary and a platform statement) and sets
of check boxes for you to submit your votes. You can
go back and forth between the ballot page and the candidate
information pages until you submit your votes by clicking the "Complete
If you want to read the candidate's biographies and platform statements before entering the voting site, please follow these links:
Executive Board (three to be elected to three-year, 2014-2016 terms):
Nominating Committee (one to be elected to a three-year, 2014-2016 term):
6/27/2016 » 7/1/2016
The International Ballad Commission Conference
6/28/2016 » 7/2/2016
Perspectives on Contemporary Legend 34th International Conference
7/1/2016 » 7/3/2016
The 2016 Folklore, Ethnology, and Ethnomusicology Conference Aberdeen
7/5/2016 » 7/7/2016
The 2016 Scientiae Conference: Knowing Demons, Knowing Spirits