To be eligible to vote you must be a TCA member as of July 1, 2020, 16 years of age, and a resident of Texas.
Candidate information will be in the ballot you receive and in Texas Knights on the TCA website. Also on J'doube if the Candidate submitted anything to the J'doube Webmaster.
Electronic ballots will be distributed to the email address you supplied when you purchased your TCA membership. This will be around July 6, 2020. The online election via electronic ballot will close as of September 4, 2020 at midnight.
If you have a family membership, you will receive multiple ballots to the same email. Children under 16 on the family membership are not eligible to vote.
If you do not receive a ballot in your email, please check your other folders such as spam, junk or promotions. If you don’t find it in any of those places, please contact the Secretary (email@example.com) and she can send you a paper ballot. You must return the paper ballot postmarked no later than August 27, 2020.
The results of the election will be announced September 6, 2020 at the SW Open TCA Business Meeting. If there is no SW Open, there will be a teleconference to announce the results. Details about how to attend this will be posted on the TCA website and Facebook page.
A total of six candidates are running for three US Chess Executive Board slots. J'doube recommends and endorses three. They are worthy of serious consideration by all. Ballots for the US Chess Elections are due to be mailed out on June 8, 2020.