S/WG elections 2023

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2023 schedule and procedures for Section & Working Group elections

See the 2023 Section and Working group election results

Several of IAMCR's sections and working groups will be holding online elections in 2023. They are listed below. Note that many of them are having partial elections, with only one or two chairs/vice-chairs being elected while other chairs/vice-chairs continue in the current mandate.

The elections will be held online from 31 May to 16 June* using the SurveyMonkey platform. 

The call for candidates has been launched, and the deadline to submit candidate statements was 17 May.

Individual members and representatives of institutional members in good standing, who are also registered as members of the Section or Working Group are eligible to stand for a position and to vote. 


  • 26 April - call for candidates launched
  • 17 May - deadline to receive candidate statements
  • 31 May - Polls open
  • 16 June - Polls close
  • 21 June - Elections results announced

Sections and Working Groups scheduled to hold elections in 2023

Click on the name of any section or working group to go to the page with its call for candidates:

  1. Communication Policy and Technology Section
  2. Community Communication and Alternative Media Section
  3. Diaspora and Media Working group
  4. Emerging Scholars Network Section
  5. Health Communication Working Group
  6. Law Section
  7. Media, Communication and Sport Section
  8. Media Education Research Section
  9. Media Sector Development Working Group
  10. Political Communication Research Section
  11. Political Economy Section
  12. Popular Culture Working Group
  13. Religion and Communication Working Group
  14. Rural Communication Working Group
  15. Visual Culture Working Group 

*voting dates have been updated