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Campaign rules updated for president-elect, second vice president candidates

July 08, 2019

The 2018 ADA House of Delegates adopted new rules governing the candidacy announcements for ADA president-elect and second vice president, effective at the opening of the 2019 House of Delegates session.

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The updated Election Commission Rules Governing the Conduct of Campaigns for All ADA Elective Officers now require candidates to formally announce no later than the final day of the ADA annual meeting that comes before their candidacy if they wish to campaign outside their trustee districts. Send email notification of intent to run for office to Dr. Kathleen T. O'Loughlin, ADA executive director, at and copy Diane Ward, Administrative Services, at

For candidates who announce after the last day of the annual meeting preceding their candidacies, their campaigning will be limited to their own trustee districts.