2019 IEEE Annual Election Deadlines at a Glance
15 March
Deadline for organizational units to submit slates of candidates to the IEEE Board of Directors for inclusion on the annual election ballot.

15 April
Deadline for submitting an intention to file a petition to run for an office on the annual election ballot.

1 May
IEEE Board of Directors submits to the voting membership a list of nominees for IEEE president-elect, delegate-elect/director-elect, as applicable, and other positions to be elected by voting members for the coming term. The Board also announces whether it intends to put forward any constitutional amendments.

10 May
Signed petitions nominating an individual for placement on the annual election ballot must be received by 12:00 p.m. EDT USA/16:00 UTC.

15 August
Annual election ballots are sent to all voting members on record as of 30 June. Voters also may begin accessing their ballots electronically.

1 October
Ballots must be received by 12:00 p.m. EDT USA/16:00 UTC.
IEEE Members Elected Toshio Fukuda as 2019 IEEE President-Elect

Headshot of Toshio Fukuda

5 October – Toshio Fukuda, IEEE Life Fellow has been elected as the 2019 IEEE President-Elect. Pending acceptance of the IEEE Tellers’ Committee report by the IEE Board of Directors on 18-19 November, Toshio Fukuda will begin serving as IEEE President on 1 January 2020. He will succeed 2019 IEEE President Jose' M. F. Moura. The other candidates for 2019 IEEE President-Elect were Fellow Vincenzo Piuri and Life Fellow Jacek M. Zurada.

IEEE PES Constitutional Amendment
The IEEE Power & Energy Society Constitutional Amendment proposed by their Governing Board has passed.