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2018 Election Now Open for Your Vote

Wednesday, October 31, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman

The 2018 American Folklore Society election is now open for your vote.

This year, AFS members are electing candidates to the Presidency (2019-2022), to three seats on the Executive Board (for three-year, 2019-2021 terms) and to one seat on the Nominating Committee (for a three-year, 2019-2021 term).

Go to for more information, including the candidates' platform statements. If you missed the opportunity to meet the candidates at the 2018 Candidates' Forum at the Annual Meeting, watch their brief videos to hear more about what each of them brings to the Society. 

If you prefer to vote by mail using a paper ballot, please request one by contacting We must receive your paper ballot no later than  December 31, 2018.

Online balloting will be open through 11:59 PM EST (UTC-5) on December 31, 2018, and those elected will take office in January 2019. We'll send word of the final election results to all AFS members shortly after the first of the year.

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