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Executive committee election 2021

The Fabian Society's biannual executive committee election takes place in September-October 2021


The Fabian Society is proud to be a democratically governed member-led organisation. Every two years our executive committee is elected by our membership to direct the work of the society and represent members’ interests.

Notice of election

This year’s election will take place between Friday 24 September to Friday 29 October 2021.

For the first time the ballot will take place online only (except for members who request a paper ballot).

  • If we have your email address, access to the online ballot will be issued by email. If you are receiving emails from us now you do not need to take any action. If you are not receiving our weekly Fabian News email please register an email address with us before 6 September.
  • If we don’t have your email address when the election begins, we will write to you with access details for the online ballot. Members who are unable to access the balloting website will be able to request a paper ballot.

Membership inquiries: or 0207 227 4904.

You need to have been a member of the society before 12 June 2021 to be eligible to stand and vote in the elections.

Call for nominations

Members of the society are invited to nominate themselves for election to the committee. We strongly encourage all members to consider standing.

Nominations should be sent to Please write the position nominated for in the subject line of the email. Nominees should submit a statement in support of their nomination, including information about themselves and their activities within the society of not more than 70 words. The closing date for nominations is 9am, Friday 3 September.

Nomination are invited for:

  • 10 executive committee members (main ballot)
  • Honorary treasurer
  • 3 local societies representative (nominations to be made by local societies)

At least two of the 10 national members and one of the 3 local society members elected must be under the age of 31 at the AGM on Saturday 13 November 2021. No more than five places in the main ballot may be taken by Westminster parliamentarians.

For more information about the role of Executive Committee member please download this role description. If you have any questions about the responsibilities of executive committee members please email

Young Fabian and Fabian Women’s Network elections 

The Young Fabians and Fabian Women’s Network are also holding elections for their executives. The deadline for nominations is also 9am, Friday 3 September.

For full details see and 

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