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Any competition for ACBL District Director positions this year?

We won't know until after the deadline for filing of candidacy. ACBL is pleased to tell us that all eight incumbents are running for re-election, but will not release the names of any other candidates, or even tell us if there are any such.  

I asked "What I wanted was not the names of the current incumbents for the eight districts in question, but the names of the candidates for election as District Director in each of the eight Districts. Perhaps some incumbent has decided not to file for re-election, perhaps some incumbent has opposition who has filed. I know there is just about a week until the period for filing for candidacy ends. ("The declaration must be received by the Director of Elections no later than 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time on May 31"). What's the status as of the present time?"

The districts and their incumbents:

 . . . . . . District . . . . . . Board Member

  •  . . . 6 . . . . . . Margot Hennings
  •  . . . 9 . . . . . . Jay Whipple
  •  . . . 10 . . . . . Russ Jones
  •  . . . 11 . . . . . A. Beth Reid
  •  . . . 12 . . . . . Dennis Carman
  •  . . . 17 . . . . . Bonnie Bagley
  •  . . . 20 . . . . . Merlin Vilhauer
  •  . . . 24 . . . . . Alvin Levy

 

ACBL's reply: "We don’t release that information until May 31 @5 p.m. CDT. I can tell you at this time all incumbents are running for reelection."

If I were a District Director up for re-election, and I asked if I had any declared opposition, would ACBL tell me?  I doubt I'll ever be in a position to know.

If I were interested in filing to oppose a District Director, but wanted to be sure there was only one opposition candidate, would ACBL tell me if there were any opposition candidates?  Looks like the answer is "No."  Anyone involved in the four-way contest for District 25 Director last year have anything to add in clarification?

ACBL Cone of Silence in action? Looks like it.

 

 

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